Making Pasta is Simple and Delicious.

Making pasta is so easy, and this versatile recipe will make many different types of pasta. We'll focus on ravioli with a cheese filling. You'll love working with your hands to create delicious pasta that you can share with your family and friends.

Homemade Pasta Dough  View Printable Recipe


  • 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour (spooned & leveled), plus more for dusting
  • 2 tsp. sea salt
  • 2 large eggs, plus 2 egg yolks (beaten)
  • 2 tsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil


  1. Place flour in a pile on a clean work surface; countertop, cutting board, etc. Sprinkle salt over flour.
  2. Make a well (or hole) in the middle of your pile.
  3. Add eggs, beaten yolks and oil to the well. Mix with hands or wooden spoon for about 1 minute, gradually pulling more flour into the liquid in the middle until the dough comes together.
  4. If the dough feels dry or crumbly, add 1 to 2 Tbsp. cold water, but only enough to keep your dough together!
  5. Mix together with hands until a smooth dough forms; knead well.
  6. Form a disk with your hands and wrap in plastic wrap; place in refrigerator to rest for 30 minutes.
  7. Sprinkle your work surface with flour, then roll out your dough. Cut into your favorite pasta shape!
  8. Cook in salted, boiling water for 5 minutes, or until it floats to the top of your pot. Enjoy immediately with your favorite sauce!

Ricotta Filling  View Printable Recipe


  • 1 lb. fresh ricotta, drained if wet
  • Pinch of nutmeg, freshly grated
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest, freshly grated from 1/2 lemon
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese, freshly grated, plus more for serving
  • 1 large egg, plus 1 large egg (lightly beaten) with 2 Tbsp.water
  • Salt & pepper, to taste


  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients except beaten egg mixture and salt & pepper.
  2. Stir well; season to taste with salt & pepper.
  3. Set aside.
  4. Use the beaten egg mixture as the “sealant” for your ravioli, once your pasta dough is cut and the filling is placed.

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About Founder, Co-Owner and Winemaker, Amy LaBelle

Amy Labelle

Amy LaBelle is the founder and winemaker at LaBelle Winery. Formerly a corporate attorney practicing in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, her lifelong interest in wine led her to open LaBelle Winery to pursue her passion for winemaking.

Amy is serious about her mission to provide customers with the very best culinary and wine experience, as her philosophy is to treat guests of LaBelle Winery like family. Her ultimate vision is to give back to the community through charitable giving in ways that are fulfilling, impactful and meaningful, and to grow her business exponentially so that she can contribute more.

Love of learning, dedication, integrity, love of craft, innovation and passion is her formula for success. Every day matters and Amy tries never to waste her days. Amy’s paramount success is being able to grow LaBelle Winery with her husband, Cesar Arboleda, while also balancing life with their two sons.

Amy is also the founder of Empowering Angels, a charitable organization that empowers girls and young women to embrace the possibility of entrepreneurship. The program provides education in basic business skills and strategies and through providing women role models by which these aspiring young entrepreneurs can model their behavior.

Amy serves on the NHPBS Board of directors and lives with her husband, and co-owner of LaBelle Winery, Cesar Arboleda, and their two sons, Jackson Alejandro Arboleda and Lucas Cesar Arboleda.