Dough Demystified

Niki Achitoff-Gray explains how to make fresh pasta—and why it’s worth the bother:

“This isn’t to say that making fresh pasta is unusually easy or unusually difficult. Yes, it’s an intimidating process, especially if you’re not used to working with flour and water. But it’s also an imminently achievable skill, and once you’re comfortable with the basic technique, there’s really no reason why you can’t reap the rewards on a regular basis.”