Well, Akira is starting to get pretty nifty in the kitchen and more and more she wants to do things on her own. She loves working with her hands and I'm privately (now not so privately) chuffed that she's taken to a love of food. Baking and cooking really keep her entertained and she's always asking pointed, yet profound, culinary questions. One such question was "mommy, can't we make our own pasta instead of buying it?" And with a shocked look on my face I said "okay! Let's make some pasta!" And so we did! This is how you make your own pasta in the comfort of your own kitchen:
How to Make Homemade Pasta by Hand with picture guides by the editors of home cooking magazine.
It is very simple to make your own fresh pasta at home, even without a pasta machine. Just follow these basic steps and discover the delicious taste and satisfaction of eating your very own pasta.
Gradually add the mixture to the
flour to make a ball of dough.
Lightly flour dough circle; roll loosely on rolling pin.
Loosely roll the dough on a rolling pin.
Slide rolling pin out; press dough roll gently with hand and cut into strips of desired width with sharp knife. Carefully unfold strips.
Cut the dough into strips of desired width.
Homemade is always better
Chef Shants and Akira xxxxx