To make the tagliatelle pasta you will need
- Strong flour 400g
- Salt 1 large pinch
- eggs, beaten 4 medium eggs
- olive oil as required approx. 1tbsp
Step 1-Sieve the flour and salt, shape into a well. Pour the beaten eggs into the well.
Step 2-Gradually incorporate the flour and only add oil to adjust to required consistency. The amount of oil will vary according to the type of flour and the size of the eggs used.
Step 3-Pull and knead the dough until it is of a smooth elastic consistency.
Step 4-Cover the dough with a dampened cloth and allow to rest in a cool place for 30 minutes.
Step 5-Roll out the dough on a well floured surface to a thickness of 1/2 mm, or use a pasta rolling machine.
Step 6- Trim the sides and cut the dough as required using a large knife.