Above is a photo of home made orriecchiete also known as little ears. Recently I have been having a revival of pasta making. Several cookbooks that I own have shown Italian women making home made pasta, not only noodles, but hand shaped. I have never successfully made pasta of only water and flower. But I decided last night to try one more time. Surprisingly, it was easy.
The cookbook A16 is written by the chef owner of a San
Francisco restaurant of the same name. The restaurant A16 is named after the highway
I am looking forward to making the dough this summer when I can get the kids to help. With children it is hard to know how cooking will be received. But all of the grandchildren including the youngest are capable of participation.