Instructions on How to Use:
You first need to mix up your ingredients for the dough, of course. Make sure that the dough is not so moist that it will stick to your pasta maker. Also, make sure that the dough is not too dry, or it will fall apart when it comes out. Mother thing that makes it easier when using this pasta maker is to have two people working it. One will need to hold on to the dough and feed it in while another turns the crank to make sure that the dough does not try to bunch up and get clumpy. Do this a little at a time so that you can straighten the dough as it comes out so that there is not just a big lump of clay at the end of the process. All in all, it is a very simple process even though it is a bit easier with two people working together.
Who this Product is Designed for:
- Cooking Teachers.
- Stay at home dads.
- Beginner and seasoned cooks
The Weston 6 Inch Traditional Pasta Machine is made from chrome plated stainless steel and is very high quality. This particular pasta maker has also been tested to ensure that it is safe to use on food and that you will only get healthy results. The great quality of this product makes it a wonderful addition to any cook’s tools. Being made of stainless steel, even though chrome plated, means that the pasta maker will last longer than those that are made of plastic or another type of metal. This pasta maker also creates the noodles in the old world tradition style. So if you want good quality with the results of traditional pasta making then be sure to look at this pasta maker.
This pasta maker is loaded with great features, one of which is the fact that it has multiple thickness settings. Now, that means that there are nine different settings to use for different pasta thickness. So if you like pasta very thin or if you like pasta thick there is a setting for everyone on this machine. In fact to give an example of what type of thickness the have let us say that you have a stack of 9 playing cards. One card would be the number one setting on this machine; number five would be like having five cards and so on. This can kind of give you an idea as to how this pasta maker adjusts.
Now, this pasta maker also has different cutting heads for different types of pasta. One of these cutting heads is a double cutting head that cuts for both Fettuccine and Spaghetti. This particular head comes with the pasta maker when you buy it, and it will also make a six-inch wide sheet pasta that can be easily used in lasagna dishes. You do not have to worry that the dial on this pasta maker will move either. There is a metal tab that keeps it from moving so that you can make whatever type of pasta you want without the thickness changing when you do not want I to. There are other cutting heads that are sold separately and when you add these to your pasta maker you can make even more noodles for your delicious dishes.
Like other pasta makers, this model has a c -apart from when it comes out. Mother thing that makes it easier when using this pasta maker is to have two people working it. One will need to hold on to the dough and feed it in while another turns the crank to make sure that the dough does not try to bunch up and get clumpy. Do this a little at a time so that you can straighten the dough as it comes out so that there is not just a big lump of clay at the end of the process. All in all, it is a very simple process even though it is a bit easier with two people working together.
With many pasta makers, a lot of people want to know how to clean them. Most of them say not to get the pasta maker wet or not to submerge it. However, with this Pasta Machine, you can use a damp cloth to clean it off. You can also use a brush to get the excess flower off and not have to use the damp cloth unless there is dough stuck to it.
Being able to clean it with a little bit of water makes upkeep much easier. It is also more sanitary than not being able to use water to clean it off. So if you do not like the idea of just brushing a pasta maker off to clean it, then you will probably like the Weston 6 Inch Traditional Pasta Machine Pasta Machine better since you can get it wet to clean.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Can you make spaghetti noodles with this pasta maker?
A. Yes, you can easily make spaghetti sized noodles with it.
Q. Does this machine make angel hair noodles
A. No, unfortunately, the smallest it makes is spaghetti noodles.
The Weston 6 Inch Traditional Pasta Machine is a great pasta maker for those who just want a basic machine. It is sturdy, compact and easy to use. While it does not make every type of noodle, it does cover the basics like lasagna and spaghetti, both of which are very popular. The fact that you can clean it with a damp cloth also gives it a plus because most people like to be able to wash their kitchen tools even if they are not very dirty. So if you are just starting your pasta making or if you are someone who has done it a good bit and just want a basic machine, then this is the one for you.
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