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Basic Pasta Dough

Have you ever wondered how to make fresh pasta?

Ingredients

  • 400 g plain flour

  • 4 free range eggs

  • sea salt

Method

  • 1.

    Turn the flour on to the bench.

  • 2.

    Make a well in the middle and add the whisked eggs in to the well.

  • 3.

    Slowly incorporate the flour, using your hands and bring the dough together.

  • 4.

    Wrap in a clean tea towel and rest 20 minutes.

  • 5.

    After 20 minutes, work the dough with your hands for about 5 to 10 minutes. Work it into a rectangular shape using a little extra flour.

  • 6.

    Open the pasta machine to the biggest setting and put the dough through.

  • 7.

    Fold the dough into 3 after each turn then turn the dough 90 degrees and repeat the process.

  • 8.

    Roll the dough to about 2mm thick and hang over a broom stick to dry.

  • 9.

    When the pasta sheets are dry, they can be cut into the desired noodles.

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Posted by Report
What do I do with the salt?
Posted by SH87Report
I have made pasta, but I cut the pasta b4 its dry, then I hang it up to dry or curl into loose balls and put on a tablecloth dusted with flour to dry, Works just as well. Nothing like fresh pasta. cooking time is greatly reduced so take care.
Posted by Graeme62Report
what grade of flour was used.