Introduction: Pasta From Scratch

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10 Easy Steps to making pasta from Scratch. 

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Step 1: Flour Well

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  • Pour 2 cups of flour into a mound. 
  • Create a well with your fist 
  • Crack 3 eggs in the center
  • Add a pinch of salt and tsp of olive oil

Step 2: Whisk Eggs

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Whisk the eggs with a fork. Gradually incorporate the flour.

Step 3: Whisk Until It Is All Incorporated.

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Step 4: Knead the Dough With Your Hands and Form Into a Ball

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Let it rest for a few minutes. 

Step 5: Flatten With a Rolling Pin

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Step 6: Pasta Roller

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Roll the pasta dough through the pasta roller on the highest number.

Step 7: Almost There!

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Gradually reduce the number as you roll (fold the pasta sheet over a couple times in the process)

Step 8: Cutting Dough Into Pasta

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Once you’ve rolled it through the lowest number, cut it with the linguine option.

Step 9: Don't Clump Them Together!

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Keep strands separated on a type of rack so the pasta doesn’t clump together.

Step 10: Cooking the Pasta

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Boil in salty water until the linguine floats to the top. 
  • Add sauce of your choosing. 
  • Garnish with fresh basil and fresh parmesan. 

Comments

artfulann (author)2013-07-05

Nice! Working on having that kind of pasta with our pasta machine. Thanks for the advice.

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