Making your own pasta is a very satisfying way to spend your time in the kitchen. The rewards come from both the effort that you put in and the fantastic new tastes that you can create for your family and friends at meal time.
Homemade Pasta Dough explains how to make many different kinds of pasta from the raw ingredients. The book explains how to make pasta dough both by hand and using various machines to help cut down the work involved.
Fresh pasta made at home is a very healthy option and there are lots of ways that you can vary the pasta dough you make. This will then add life to your pasta meals. The book contains details of mixing, rolling, cutting, stuffing and shaping your pasta.
This is an updated and extended version of the original popular book with lots of new pasta dough recipes which will extend your pasta repertoire. There are also more details on stuffed pastas such as ravioli and tortellini as well as dessert style pasta. Also now included, are example recipes showing where the different pasta doughs and shapes can be used.
Using machines or making pasta by hand?
The basic pasta dough recipe
Making the dough by hand
Rolling the dough by hand
Using a mixer to make the dough
Rolling the dough using a machine
Semolina based pasta as an aid to nutrition
Pasta Dough recipe using all purpose flour
Pasta dough recipe without eggs
Dark red or purple pasta
Other colors for pasta
Roasted capsicum pepper pasta
Lemon and black pepper pasta
Lemon and Parsley Pasta
Pasta with saffron
Egg noodle pasta
Pasta dough made from whole wheat
Fresh Lasagna Pasta
Fresh Fettuccine pasta
Storing home made pasta
Preparing pasta shapes by hand
Using a machine to cut and shape pasta
The best uses for different pasta shapes
Pasta dough recipe for ravioli
Tortellini with a spinach and ricotta filling
Agnolotti stuffed with beef and spinach
Cappelletti stuffed with prosciutto, sausage and chicken
Fresh pasta dough meal recipes