By: Deanna Linder
This post has been a long time coming. Religiously, about every six months, since we started the blog, I’ve wanted to post a recipe for fresh pasta, and somehow haven’t gotten around to doing it. The culprit is usually not enough time at the end of a day’s shoot. This time we got it right and scheduled the pasta to be the first dish shot.
Knowing how to make fresh pasta is a very liberating experience. With the help of a machine and some very basic ingredients, you are able to create pasta which is worlds away from the stuff you buy at the supermarket.
There are two major components which go into making really good homemade pasta. The first is the type of flour you use. Some fresh pasta recipes call for regular all-purpose flour. In our opinion it’s like trying to a make a cake with cornstarch. Just don’t do it. The best types of flours to use are Italian typo ‘00’ or Semolina flour. We made this recipe with both, and the Semolina flour (DeCecco)...
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