Learn How to Make Two-Ingredient Pasta from Scratch with Michael White

July 31, 2015

Making pasta from scratch only seems like a huge undertaking. But if you do it the way Michael White, the head chef and owner of the Altamarea restaurant group (Marea, Ai Fiori, Osteria Morini, Costata…) in New York does it, the whole shebang takes about 20 minutes of hands-on attention and only requires two ingredients. How does that even work? Straight from the Costata kitchen, White shows us the way.

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To start, you’ll want eggs and powder-fine 00 flour. Create a countertop mound of flour and dig a well in it—an old-school Italian trick—so you can begin mixing the…