Recipe For Extruded Pasta Using A Die

Extruded pasta is made by pushing dough through a die to get the required shape. My favourite is rigatoni but I have also made macaroni and spaghetti with great success. I don’t recommend the fusilli die on the Kitchen Aid attachment as it does not work perfectly.

Extruded Pasta
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I believe in buying the best quality products for my kitchen and this is why I have chosen Wüsthof knives. They are not cheap and it has taken me years to build up my collection. Due to the expense I have purchased some on account to pay off over 6 months, and others from an online retailer. I am sure you can imagine how I felt when I noticed the handle of my chefs knife had cracked. Following this, I sent an email to the online company as previously their after sales service had been excellent. I was not 100% sure I had bought the knife from them, but the warrantee is for the knife itself. In my email I enquired whether the knife could be replaced? What was most surprising is that they did not respond.

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I then went onto Wüsthof’s website and sent the local agent the same email. They asked me to send a photograph of the handle which I did. The reply was favourable and my knife was replaced at no charge. Luckily for me the company is on my driver’s weekly route and I saved myself the expense of getting my knife to them via courier. I was really glad I persevered as it would have bothered me no end to have a knife with a cracked handle. I also had to persevere with this recipe for extruded pasta. The first batch I made had too much semolina for Dave’s taste. The second attempt was too al-dente for him. And finally the third go was perfect. I am well pleased as my extruder was another expensive kitchen item, and I would hate not to use it.

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Extruded Pasta
 
Use this pasta recipe to make extruded pasta in any shape you want
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Ingredients
  • 150g semolina
  • 100g 00 pasta flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 10mls olive oil
  • 15mls fine salt, divided
Method
  1. Place the flours, eggs, oil and 5mls salt into a stand mixer bowl
  2. Using a dough hook, knead for 5 minutes once all the flour has been picked up
  3. Tip the dough out onto a work surface and bring together with your hands
  4. Wrap in cling film and leave to rest for 20 minutes
  5. Extrude the pasta using your chosen die and toss in semolina
  6. Bring a large pot of water to the boil
  7. Once boiling add the rest of the salt
  8. Add the pasta and boil for 5 minutes
  9. Remove using a slotted spoon and add to your sauce
  10. Toss to coat the pasta and serve

 

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Dave and I are heading away today to celebrate our 15th wedding anniversary. I am so blessed to share my life with him.

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4 thoughts on “Recipe For Extruded Pasta Using A Die

  1. I’m the same with knives Tandy. I’m glad that story ended well!

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    1. Me too!

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  2. Ooh I’d love to do this one day Tandy! I had no idea it was so straightforward 😀

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    1. It is so amazing to make your own 🙂

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