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Is it necessary to dry fresh pasta?

When I've attempted to dry fresh pasta, it breaks into little pieces, so I've simply used the pasta immediately or stored in an airtight container without drying. Is there a reason why I shouldn't do this? Thanks!

asked by passifloraedulis almost 5 years ago
6 answers 8669 views
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creamtea

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added almost 5 years ago

You don't need to dry it. Sounds like you're doing the right thing. Fresh pasta is a treat.

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added almost 5 years ago

Absolutely not. Yet feel free to allow it dry, semolina pasta is the classic choice, but it does not matter too much.

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added almost 5 years ago

Fresh pasta is a wonderful thing! No need to dry it first... Just remember to use it up relatively quickly because it will go bad at some point.

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added almost 5 years ago

Dont dry it, freeze it!

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ChefJune

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added almost 5 years ago

I've never heard of drying being recommended for fresh pasta. I've always dusted it with cornmeal and frozen it if I wasn't using it right away.