Pasta Dough

Try making your own pasta dough when making an Italian meal to share with family and friends - Gino D'Acampo shows us how he makes his...
By Gino D'Acampo
Pasta Dough
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes plus resting
  • Effort: medium

Ingredients

  • 500 g '00' flour, plus extra for dusting
  • pinches salt
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp salt

Method

1. Sift the flour and a pinch of salt into a mound on a work surface.

2. Make a well in the centre and add the eggs and olive oil. Using your fingers, mix everything into a soft dough and knead for about 10 minutes, until smooth.

3. Shape the dough into a ball and leave to rest for 15 minutes.

4. Roll the dough onto a lightly floured surface and cut into tagliatelle or your chosen shape. Cook in boiling salted water until just cooked through. Serve straight away with your chosen sauce or topping.

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