The necessary products
- 250g soft-wheat “00” flour
- 250g durum wheat flour (semolina)
- 5 whole eggs and water up to a total of 250g
- Pour the flour into a bowl, then the eggs and water in the middle.
Stir to mix all the ingredients.
Knead the dough with your hands until it is completely smooth and consistent. If the dough is too dry, add some water; if it is too sticky, add some flour. Perfect dough should never stick to your fingers.
Set the adjustment knob of the machine to 0. Feed a ball of dough through the rollers and turn the crank clockwise.
Lightly dust both sides of the pasta sheet with flour and fold it in half. Feed the pasta sheet through the smooth rollers again for 5-6 times until the pasta sheet is long and regular in shape.
Set the adjustment knob to 1 and pass the pasta sheet through just once; then, set the adjustment knob to 2 and so on until you reach the desired thickness. Cut the pasta sheet crosswise into pieces, according to the type of pasta you want to make.