Pasta Maker

For a while now and given the recent obsession with Masterchef, GG and I have been umming and ahhing about purchasing a pasta maker. He made the decision for us last Saturday and after a trip to the Re Store he got us one. An Italian one after some help from one of the little old Italians ladies there suggesting it was the best one to get πŸ™‚

So Sunday night – fresh pasta was on the menu. He’s rolled the dough and here it is resting. We took the recipe for the dough from the Margaret Fulton Food Encyclopedia – an absolute treasure of a book.

What a pretty machine it is!

And now trying to roll it out….

First roll – a success, gotta keep on flattening it out….. a floured bench surface proving very important!

One that was done, now time to turn it into fettucine.Β Look at it go!

Ready to rock!

So while GG had been preparing the pasta, I had to whip up a sauce. I decided to try for an Amatriciana – tomato, chilli, bacon, garlic – the usual suspects. No set recipe for this, just a trial and error sauce – bit of this and that, trying along the way to ensure the flavours worked.

I thought it wasn’t half bad

Cooking up the pasta

And finally a perfect meal – fresh pasta is just magic!

What will be next? Raviolli, cannoloni? Decisions, decisions…

Categories: Appliances, Italian, Recipes

Subscribe

Subscribe to our RSS feed and social profiles to receive updates.

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Anja Ge

Fashion and other stories

A Scandi Life

A lifestyle blog about all things Scandinavian

Caitlin Jean Russell

Use the 'Search' bar to find more on a location

cancer killing recipe

Just another WordPress.com site

The Accidental Australian

Irreverent musings of a life down under and a one-stop-shop for expats and adventurers to Australia & Oceania

Perfect Beers

Chronicling the best beer bars in the world.

ultimatemindsettoday

A great WordPress.com site

Tea Is Fun

An inspirational and emotional tea blog.

Cafe Book Bean

Talk Books. Drink Coffee.

Be Like Water

Music, Film and Life

Passion cook

Cooking is my passion, and i have a huge number of recipes, that i want to share.

wareontheglobe

Europe is always a good idea.

Pizza Pals

Because talking about pizza is always fun!

tonysbologna : Honest. Satirical. Observations.

Honest. Satirical. Observations.

Crafty Coin

Tips for how to budget and live frugally

%d bloggers like this: