Regardless of whether you’re using a pasta machine or rolling your noodles out by hand, you can make your own pasta easily at home.
While most recipes call for semolina flour, our recipe requires all-purpose flour, which you probably have in your pantry at home.
We spoke to Chef Dane Hiett, who shared with us his go-to pasta dough recipe, that you can use to roll out pasta by hand or on a machine.
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Homemade pasta is one of those things that seem complicated to pull off. And with all that flour and egg, it can be easy to make a huge mess in your kitchen.
But whether you’ve been trying to recreate a delicious pasta dish from your favorite Italian restaurant, or were gifted a pasta-making attachment for your stand mixer, you may feel like the time is right to test the (heavily-salted) waters of DIY pasta.
Truthfully, it’s not all that hard to do. “It’s not as complex as baking, but it does have a similar end result,” says chef Dane Hiett, owner of Chef Dane’s Kitchen, a full-service, luxury catering business in Colorado. He spent eight years with the Four Seasons Hotel in Santa Barbara, CA, and served as a consultant on the Food Network show Restaurant: Impossible.
Since there is dough involved, you might think that pasta is as complicated as, let’s say, bread. And while Hiett admits that making pasta is very precise, there is more room for adjustments along the way. “At the end of the day, I can see the pasta as I’m making it, and I can taste it and tweak it if needed,” he says.
There’s also a ton of room for customization based on your …read more
Source:: Business Insider