Learn How to Make Pasta From Scratch: Italian Nonnas Show You How [Video]

Making fresh pasta is one of those things that has always been a mystery to me. Just a couple ingredients – it looks so easy! But I’ve never been able to get it right.

Luckily, there is YouTube, where a whole crop of nonne from nearly every region in Italy can teach you how to make both short and long pastas.

101 Cookbooks unearthed a handful of excellent how-to videos from Italian grandmas making pici, orecchiette, tagliatelle, trofie, and more.

Watch below as The Orecchiette Ladies make their eponymous pasta shape. If you’re hungry for more, head over to 101 Cookbooks for more videos and links.

via These Incredible Italian Grandmas Teach you to Make Pasta from Scratch – 101 Cookbooks

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Melanie Renzulli has been writing about travel to Italy for more than 20 years.


  • [email protected]
    22 September 2017 at 8:35 pm

    That’s why pasta in Italy (and food in general) is totally different than in any other place. Nobody goes to such extent or puts as much dedication in it.

  • Peter R
    22 September 2017 at 9:23 pm

    I think I’ll leave that to the pro’s. It just tastes better when someone else makes it. 😀 Thanks for the post.


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