( 5 out of 5 )
  • 4Servings
  • 60 mPrep Time
  • 4 mCook Time
  • 1::05 hReady In
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Orecchiette, “little ears”, the name comes after their shape.¬†Fresh home-made pasta typical of Bari province, in Puglia.


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Step by Step method

  • Sprinkle the flour on a flat board and make a well in the middle. Add as much water as requested. Mix until you obtain a stiff dough. Knead for 15 minutes, until the dough is smooth and stiff. Break off the dough in small balls. Then roll each ball into a tube.

  • Use a knife and cut the tube into small discs, then place the side of a knife at the top of the little disc and pull the knife across the disc of dough, it will wrap up over the knife.

  • Then turn the ear over your thumb. Done!

Tips & variations

  • While making orecchiette, place some Italian music and sip a good Apulian wine.

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