Prepare your favorite pasta dough and add approximately 1 Tablespoon of very finely ground espresso coffee. Don't have a favorite pasta dough recipe? Check out the following:
Mangia Bene Blog at http://www.italianfoodforever.com/
The Second Pancake at http://thesecondpancake.typepad.com/the_second_pancake/2008/08/fresh-pasta.html
Basically, 3 eggs per 2 cups of flour used. No salt. Knead, Rest, Roll. Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy.
Here is what the dough should look like after kneading and resting:
Lay the dough on tablecloths dusted with flour and cornmeal to keep them from sticking. Cornmeal is especially important when you're working with cut pasta because if the strands stick together, they're very hard and messy to pull apart!
|Rolling the dough portions with Imperia machine|
|It's easier as a 2 person job!|
|Beautiful fettucine with specks of ground coffee.|
|Let them dry overnight before storing in plastic ziplock bags.|
|Fettucine al Caffe con sugo di funghi|