Anyone who’s ever tasted freshly made pasta would concur that it is BY FAR tastier than the pre-packed dry ones.
I had always wanted to make pasta at home, and had even borrowed my grandma’s manual pasta maker to give it a shot. It stayed in my cupboard for several months, and I never had the chance to try it. At least not for wheat pasta.
But things changed after I’d been diagnosed with Coeliac: I had to make the switch to gluten-free pasta, and honestly, I wasn’t ready to keep on buying measly ready-made spaghettis that cost more than triple their gluten counterparts. The time had come for me to finally take the plunge into pasta making. And I found out that it is the kind of activity that you can easily do in your own kitchen, as often as your pasta appetite compels you to.
You just need to keep your pasta maker in sight!
Or you may not even need one in the first place: lot of pastas can be made just by using a rolling pin and a knife or a cutter. No wonder pasta was an essential fare way before supermarkets were born… Continue reading