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Why does making a pasta require more yolks than whites?

It’s about what properties you’re looking for in the pasta. Serious Eats had a primer on fresh pasta a couple of years ago, and they discussed some of the differences: https://www.seriouseats.com/...
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Why does making a pasta require more yolks than whites?

It is not actually required. I have never seen an egg pasta recipe which uses extra yolks, and Ruhlmann, a cook who wrote a book with prototypical recipe ratios, also uses whole eggs only. So you can ...
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