Do you want to surprise your guests preparing your own pasta? Learn to prepare authentic Italian pasta, forget the pasta from supermarket. And just need your hands and a roll!
Well, obviously you need products, ingredients: flour and eggs, and you will make a variety of fresh pasta, from spaghetti to lasagna. Everything you imagine you can do it!
We recommend using flour with low gluten, because it will facilitate the mixing. You shoud use 100 grams of flour for each egg, adding a little water or another egg if small. Depending on the type of flour or the size of the eggs will add water or not. If this is your first time making fresh pasta, it is recommended to prepare 200 or 300 grames, that is, using 2 or 3 eggs, in this way it will be easier to stretch.
The process is easy and funny. It is made a small volcano with flour, throwing eggs inside. Using hand slowly kneaded both ingredients mixing well. If you notice that the dough is dry, should add a little water and if is wet, should add flour.
It is important to let the dough resting for half an hour covered with plastic wrap, and after that time, divide it into several balls, making flat with roller in order to put them in the pasta machine. You can also work directly with the dough roller, although it is more complicated.
Do you want to make colors and flavors pasta? Simply add the ingredient you want: spinach, squid ink, saffron or whatever comes to mind. In addition, you can use herbs to give a touch of flavor.
Now that you know how to make your fresh homemade pasta, what kind do you choose to try it?