Homemade noodles - reviving traditions of former times

→ Homemade noodles - reviving traditions of former times

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Today, with true, natural flavour, many of the products many of us don't even know, because you can buy in the supermarket today you can do almost everything, and the time required for this is less than the cooking. However, many of the products and the dishes are much tastier than the store, and besides they do not have all the preservatives and other harmful additives. All this applies to the noodles, which at home modern Housewives are doing, unfortunately, is extremely rare. And, incidentally, for its preparation requires not so much time.

Dumplings, dumplings, noodles, cheese and many other products all of us are already used to buy and not to do yourself. Well, this is true when we are talking about situations where time to cook really not at all, but in the cases when this time still is better to do these products with their own hands - it's easy and the results are almost always exceed all expectations.

Noodles people eat from time immemorial, even before our era it was already known in Egypt. At the dawn of our era it began to eat in China and Sicily. In the middle Ages it has spread to Europe, where for a long time was a dish aristocrats, not invented machines for its production. And in Russia noodles appeared during the reign of Peter I.

Today it is hard to believe that the first factory for the manufacture of noodles have been opened only in the late 18th century, and in 1939, in Russia there were only 39! Now noodles in our country, like many others, is a product included in your daily diet, one of the most popular, in-demand and popular. However, this statement relates only to the noodle shop, the home of our hostess prepared much less often, but in vain!

Homemade noodles are cheap, tasty and healthy! If the purchase noodles completely tasteless by itself, the home has its own special flavor and aroma, which is a big plus in its favor.

Traditionally, pasta is made from flour, water, salt and eggs. However, there are recipes that exclude water, leaving only the flour, egg and salt.

The recipe for the easiest homemade noodles

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You will need: 140 g flour, 1 egg, salt.

How to make homemade noodles. First flour need a mountain sift on the working surface, then make a depression in the center slides, beat into it the egg, add salt and pour in 1-2 tablespoons of cold water. Next, you knead more dough, occasionally sprinkle work surface with flour. After mixing for 10-15 minutes, leave the dough, covered it with a towel or cloth after it as thin as possible its roll out, leave for 2-3 minutes, then sprinkle with flour and roll into a roll, cut crosswise into rings, expand them and give the resulting long noodles to dry. Either cut the noodles you otherwise, then it will be short: the layer cut with a sharp knife into strips 1.5-2 cm wide, lay them, waking flour at each other and cut into noodles.

That would seem to be quite simple, no magic manipulation and exotic ingredients in the homemade noodles is not required, but it's not like that. The most important stage in the case with noodles is the kneading, this process can be described in two words, but in practice it requires knowledge of the many nuances:

  • The noodles will get better, the tighter the dough, so to mixing requires physical strength, if kneading dough you're not tired, it is not cool - it's one of the main means of verification;
  • The dough should be not just cool, but also plastic, tight;
  • When kneading don't be afraid to generously pour flour to the dough;
  • The dough for the noodles should be deposited in a layer not more than 1.5 mm thick, preferably up to 1 mm;
  • Practicing better to do on a wooden surface, and for cutting noodles is more convenient to use a special knife for pizza;
  • To cut the noodles do not stick together after cutting it to turn and shake;
  • After cooking noodles dried - scatter it on a floured baking tray or table and leave on for 30 minutes at least.

Such are the tricks of cooking noodles can simplify the process and get a good result.

Often to the basic ingredients add more - it may be a vegetable oil, vegetable juices, cocoa and other products. If you add in the dough 40-50 g cocoa, noodles get chocolate and juice, for example, beet, will make your noodles pink.

Recipe for homemade noodles in butter

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You will need: 400 g of flour, 50 grams of vegetable oil, 8 egg yolks, 2-3 g of salt, 1 tbsp. of water.

How to cook noodles in butter. Flour pour a mound in the center make a hole. In a separate bowl mix the egg yolks, butter, salt and 1 tbsp cold water until smooth whisk and pour the mixture into the recess in the slide flour. Gradually mix the liquid mass and the flour using a wooden blades when the dough becomes thick, begin to knead it with your hands. Kneaded the dough for 10-15 leave, then on a floured surface roll it into a thin layer, powdering the rolling pin with flour, and cut into noodles.

Recipe orange noodles with carrot juice

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You will need: 200 g carrots, 3-4 cups of flour, 3 eggs, 1 tbsp. sugar and butter ? tsp. salt.

How to cook carrot noodles. Slice the carrots into pieces, boil until tender, then allow to cool, grind to puree in a blender or RUB through a sieve, add the remaining ingredients, except the flour, beat until smooth, then knead stiff dough, gradually adding flour. Divide the dough into 3-4 pieces, each roll out thinly and cut into noodles and dry it before breakage.

This fun noodles will delight both children and adults, make a regular lunch or dinner more festive. More popular today becomes buckwheat and rice noodles, a trend that came to us from the East. To make buckwheat noodles, should be removed from the second recipe eggs and substitute buckwheat flour. As for rice noodles should take 3 cups of rice flour, 2 cups cold water and 2 tbsp cornstarch.

As you can see, the homemade noodles is not something out of science fiction, and quite a trivial task that can any owner, especially if the means for kneading the dough will have a strong male hands. Keep this lapchick need in the package, Peresyp flour, so it does not stick together, and don't forget always to dry for at least 30 minutes.

How many delicious with this homemade noodles to cook! Chicken soup - a classic of the genre, soup with giblets, milk soup (very interesting will milk soup with chocolate noodles), different dishes of Oriental cuisine (if this egg, rice or buckwheat noodles), and just tasty and delicious side dishes.

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