How to Make Homemade Pasta (Without a Pasta Maker!)

The author, Summer Miller, shows how to make pasta with a rolling pin – without a pasta maker. Citing years of experience she talks about making pasta by hand. By hand, you can mimic the same actions that pasta maker does. Mrs. Miller warns of discoloration (and gives examples of ways to ward). She gives tips about eggs and dough in integration the ingredients. Last, Summer gives some suggests with what you can do with the pasta. Looks good.

Key Takeaways:

  • Having a small kitchen or funding challenges shouldn’t prevent anyone from making delicious homemade food.
  • The dough for the pasta can be made one day and the pasta shaped the next day if time is a constraint.
  • One tip for successful homemade pasta is that the dough should be rested to give the gluten a chance to relax before rolling it out.

“Making pasta by hand, you use a rolling pin to mimic the action of a pasta maker: roll out a small piece of dough until it’s paper thin, then use a knife to cut it into individual noodles.”

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