TO CHANGE THE PLATES:
you wish to change plates,
the unit must be completely
bled, the dough cleaned
out of the
grinder body, and the unit reassem-
bled as stated on page 3.
Note: Pasta Maker Plates (Model
are available to convert a
Model FGA Food
Grinder to a Pasta
TO LOOSEN THE RING:
If ring is too tight to remove by hand,
slip the wrench over the grooves.
Turn wrench handle counterclockwise.
Note: Never use wrench to attach ring
to grinder body. Damage to the
tool to remove excess dough
from plates. Grinder body, grind
worm, pasta plates, ring, wrench and
storage stomper are dishwasher
Wash wooden food pusher in warm
to make homemade
is simply a matter of practice.
you have never made pasta, you
may have to prepare several batches
of dough before you feel comfort-
with the Basic Egg Noodle Recipe.
• The ratio of liquid to flour in pasta
doughs is small, making them firm
and leathery, but still pliable.
to have the cor-
proper dough consistency,
which are too moist or too dry will
be difficult to work with. To help
you achieve consistent
pasta recipe in this booklet specifies
To sift flour, follow this
Place dry ingredient
on a large piece of waxed paper and
hold sifter directly above and close
Scoop flour into sifter and
sift until flour exceeds
top of cup.
Using the flat edge of a spatula,
remove excess flour fl'om measuring
Note: Mixer must rest at least ] hour
there may be unmixed
pieces of dough in the bowl after ini-
tial mixing with the flat beater.
These pieces will be sufficiently
by mixer kneading
lowed by hand kneading
and smoothes the texture of the
should be allowed to rest, wrapped
in a dry towel, for 15 minutes before
has shown that very
can cause the
dough to become sticky and difficult
To help compensate
this problem, start the initial mixing
process with only the sifted flour and
eggs. Check the dough for proper
and then add water if
flat noodles and macaroni
tend to curl in different
they extrude through the plate.
first 10 inches of curled noodles may
be pulled off and returned to the
hopper to be extruded
will extrude slowly at first, then
faster as more dough is extruded.
Lay a group of noodles on
a flat surface and pull apart from
drier ends of strands.
Dry on a
towel in a single layer.
pasta behaves differently
than store purchased.
flat noodles bend as they dry and are
more fragile, thus requiring
handling before cooking.