Resting my pasta dough
My pasta recipe says to allow the dough to rest for 30 minutes. Do I put it in the fridge or leave it out to rest?
Your dough should rest on your kitchen worktop or a plate. It should be well floured and ideally covered with a tea towel or kitchen paper.
In my opinion the 30 minutes is a little over the top. In my Italian family's experience, and that of the 2 Italian kitchens I've had classes in, 5-10 minutes should be plenty.
Then you can get to rolling, chopping, cooking and (the good bit), munching!
Hope that helps,
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