You’ll never see your pasta in the same way again…
Ingredients for 4 persons
- 400 g of wheat flour + to spread the dough
- 4 eggs
- 2 teaspoons of olive oil
- 1 teaspoon of salt
Special accessories needed: 4 sheets of baking paper (about 30 cm x 30 cm) and a rolling pin
In a mixing bowl or in the bowl of the mixer, mix all the ingredients.
Knead the dough until forms a compact ball. If necessary, add a little flour (if the dough is too wet) or a little water (if the dough is too dry).
Take ¼ of the dough and form a small ball of dough. Set aside the rest of the dough.
Sprinkle flour on a sheet of baking paper and place the small ball of dough on it.
Using the rolling pin, roll out the dough on the sheet of baking paper by turning it regularly.
When the dough is spread, it should not stick to the paper: if necessary during the preparation, add flour on the dough or on the sheet if necessary
Repeat steps 3 and 4 for the rest of the dough.
By hand, remove excess flour from each spread dough.
Using a knife or a pizza wheel, cut your pasta according to your desires.
A fun activity with children: why not let your child make his own pasta?
Leave the pasta on the sheets of baking paper until cooked.
Boil a pan of salt water.
Pour the pasta into the boiling water. Cook the pasta for 3 to 4 minutes depending on the desired cooking.
At the end of cooking, drain the pasta and serve.
Suggestion of accompaniment for your pasta: a slice of ham cut into strips, plain tomato sauce. And at the end, sprinkle your plate with fresh or dried basil.
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