After two weeks of wondering when it would be my turn to make some homemade noodles, today I finally got to fulfil my dream (“Pasta” 12/02/2018).
It certainly lived up to my expectations. A crucial part of pasta making is the kneading of the dough. Although most of this can be done using the pasta machine, the first five minutes of it has to be done by hand. I had not been expecting this to be so hard but the dough was a lot less pliable than a bread dough.
Pasta making is an art and every single pasta machine is different. I can imagine being very protective when you find one you like! Although I’m not a professional pasta maker (yet), my first attempt tasted better just for being something that I’ve wanted to make for so long.
So now the hunt for the perfect pasta machine begins…