Fresh Pasta Dough

  • 500g all purpose flour
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • Kosher salt

In a large bowl, mix together the flour and salt.  Beat the egg, olive oil and milk together in a separate bowl just until combined.  Working with your hands, make a well in the center of the flour and pour in the egg mixture.  Using two fingers slowly in corporate the flour into the egg mixture.  When the mixture begins to firm up into a dough, start kneading it with your hands until all the flour is incorporated. Transfer to a smooth work surface or dry counter top (wood is best!).  Continue to knead the dough.  If it is sticky add more flour and keep kneading.  The dough should be come uniform in color and texture.  When you think you have kneaded it enough, knead it for 5 more minutes.  Take turns with your partner to save arm strength!  Place dough ball in a plastic bag and place it in the refrigerator for at least and hour to rest.  Remove and roll using a pasta roller.