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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.