pile the flour on a cutting board and make a well in the middle
crack in the eggs
add the oil and salt
scramble the eggs inside the well - once lightly scrambled start incorporating flour into the mixture from the sides of the well
mix well then knead with your hands once a fork doesn't work
knead for 10 minutes
wrap tightly in plastic wrap and stick in the fridge for 30 minutes
using small sections at a time put the floured dough through a pasta roller and flatten into nice sheets
cut the pasta and let dry for 20 or so minutes
boil in well salted water for 6-8 minutes
I first made pasta with my grandmother when I was about 10 I think. The very next day I tried it myself and it was a disaster. I kept trying it until I got it down. After seeing how easy it is to make your own pasta it will be hard for you to eat dried boxed pasta. I still do it, but would always rather eat my own...
Here is a recipe for home food buffs who like their food fresh. Homemade pasta sounds like a herculean task but Nikko makes it look like a child's play. If your attempt to making pasta was a disastrous one then you must follow Nikko's step by step guide to making pasta from scratch. He is taking us through a photo journey with interesting background music for a fun filled pasta making time.