Skioufikta, fresh rolled Cretan pasta

This pasta is one of my favorite dishes! In the Cretan version of the recipe, you boil the pasta, make a brown butter, pour it over and add a hard cheese. Here is the well-known fresh pasta from Crete. The name may vary: Skioufihta, Skioufikta, Skioufichta.

Done in 46 min.

  • preparation 15 min.
  • cuisson 1 min.
  • repos 30 min.


1 knife 1 pasta sheeter 1 sauce pan 1 mixing bowl

Ingredients for 1 part


  • In the bowl, add the flours, water, salt, olive oil and knead for 3 minutes.
  • When the dough thickens, add the rest of the olive oil and knead for another 3 minutes.
  • Reserve under plastic and let rest for 30 minutes.
  • Roll out the dough to 1mm and cut into strips of 1cm and 3cm long.
  • Press with two fingers and roll sideways to form tubes. If the dough is too sticky, sprinkle with a little flour.
  • Leave to dry for 1 hour and cook in a large volume of boiling salted water for 1 minute.

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