Bring a taste of Italy to your Daycare with this delicious yet so simple fresh homemade pasta recipe.
Pinch of Salt
6 Large Eggs
Combine Flour and salt in a bowl.
Make a well in the centre of the flour and crack 6 eggs into the well.
Using 2 butter knives, cut the eggs into the flour, turning the bowl to ensure all flour and egg mixes well.
Kneed the dough for about 10 mins until it forms a smooth ball.
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate about 30 mins.
Take 3 inch balls of pasta dough and roll into sheet using a pasta rolling machine. ( start at thickness 1 and work your way to level 5 for linguine)
Hang to dry about 20 mins before cooking.
Cook in boiling water (about 6 mins) with about 1 spoon of olive oil to help prevent pasta from sticking.
Top with your favourite sauce.
** you can freeze cooked pasta - place individual portions in zip bags and freeze to enjoy at a later date.
when you are ready simply pace the frozen pasta in a bowl, cover with boiling water. let stand for 5 mins, drain pasta will now be defrosted, add more boiling water to heat through.