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What is the best way to make fresh pasta?
First of all I have been making fresh pasta for about a year. I have had wonderful success with flour, eggs and salt. That is it. That is the recipe for pasta. FLOUR EGGS AND A PINCH OF SALT. Everyone who critized this recipe needs to relax and read ALL of the directions. Fresh pasta is one of the easiest things to make.
How to make homemade pasta dough?
To make the dough by hand, mound the flour in a bowl or better yet on a flat, non-porous surface 鈥?your counter or tabletop work great. Add a pinch of salt to the flour. Without it, the pasta will taste flat.
How do you make a 1 1/2 pound pasta?
This recipe makes 1 1/2 pounds pasta. Heap the flour, and make a well in it. Break the eggs into the well. Beat eggs with a fork. Stir into the flour from the bottom of the well with the fork until the dough in the center is smooth or shiny.
Do you Cook Pasta with olive oil or water first?
Reserve 1 cup of the pasta cooking water before draining. When the pasta is nearly done (about 5 minutes into cooking it), heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and crushed red pepper flakes, and cook, stirring until fragrant, about 30 seconds.