Truth: Carbs are delicious. Truth: Fresh pasta is better than dried pasta. Truth: Making your own pasta is totally easy and totally worth it.
First of all, you need only a couple of basic ingredients, and while you may make improvements on the taste and texture with higher quality products, such as semolina flour or 00 flour, they’re not necessary for learning purposes.
I started this batch with 2 cups of flour, 3 whole eggs, 2 egg yolks, a pinch of salt and a splash of olive oil.
Pasta purists may tell you to “Salt the water, not the dough” and skip the oil but… you know me, more is more!