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Mar 10, 2011 01:39 PM

Imperia pasta machine

I was wondering if anyone has the red Imperia pasta machine from Williams Sonoma.?

The reason I’m asking is this was supposed to be an upgrade for me but I’m not sure it’s working correctly.

When I crank the handle it kind of sounds and feels like a roulette wheel going around ( click click click click ect ) My older cheaper machine did not do this, it was very smooth to crank. Until it broke


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  1. Our machine clicks a little. How is the pasta coming out on yours?

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    1. re: pdxgastro

      Pasta comes out normal, no different than my old machine. ( just egg and AP flour ) The machine just does not have the feel I was expecting. Think ill stop in Williams Sonoma and give their machine a few cranks

    2. I upgraded to the Kitchen Aid mixer attachment so I don't have to crank at all and can just use my hands to guide the pasta. What an improvement.