Egg Yolk Pasta

Preparation info
  • Serves

    2 to 4

    • Difficulty


Appears in
From Scratch: 10 Meals, 175 Recipes, and Dozens of Techniques You Will Use Over and Over

By Michael Ruhlman

Published 2019

  • About

I first began to think about pasta seriously while working on The French Laundry Cookbook with Thomas Keller and listening to his stories about learning to make pasta with an old grandmother he met and worked for in a restaurant in a small town in Italy. In those days, the early 1990s, he said the talk centered on who could get the most yolks into a kilo of flour. The more yolks the better, but too many and th