Pasta

13 03, 2014

Pasta with Smoked Salmon – Pasta al Salmone Affumicato

2014-03-13T09:04:51+02:00March 13th, 2014|Pasta, Recipes|Comments Off on Pasta with Smoked Salmon – Pasta al Salmone Affumicato

(sent by Eshta) Pasta with smoked salmon is one of the standard Italian Valentine's Day recipes (the versions printed are often aimed at men). This particular recipe is based on a dish of pasta I enjoyed many years ago at Il Pantheon, in Rome. 1/2 pound pasta, either penne or a strip variety such as linguine. 1/4 to 1/3 pound thinly sliced smoked salmon, shredded 1/2 a shallot, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons unsalted butter A sprinkling of good vodka, brandy , or whisky (which ever you prefer, about a tablespoon) 1/2 cup whipping cream (unwhipped ) Salt & pepper to [...]

13 03, 2014

Pasta with scallops and lemon butter

2014-03-13T09:04:04+02:00March 13th, 2014|Pasta, Recipes|Comments Off on Pasta with scallops and lemon butter

(sent by Eshta) 220 g (7 oz) fresh pasta 60 g (2 oz) butter 1 tablespoon oil 2 teaspoons shredded lemon zest cracked black pepper 10 scallops 1 cup chervil sprigs Place pasta in boiling water and cook until al dente. Meanwhile melt butter and oil in frying pan and add lemon rind and pepper - cook for a minute or until rind is soft. Add scallops and cook for another 30 seconds on each side or until sealed. To serve, drain pasta and toss with the chervil. Top with the scallops and lemon butter sauce. Serves 2 Also great [...]

13 03, 2014

Pasta with Chicken in Gorgonzola

2014-03-13T09:03:33+02:00March 13th, 2014|Pasta, Recipes|Comments Off on Pasta with Chicken in Gorgonzola

You need: Any Pasta (Rigatoni, Fusili, …. as you like) 4 chicken breast filets 3 pieces leek 100 ml liquid cream or 1 can of PUK cream app. 200 ml water 100 gr Gorgonzola cheese (blue cheese) 1 tb olive oil ½ or 1 Maggi cube Salt, Pepper Cut the chicken in small slices and the leeks in rings. Fry the chicken in the olive oil for 3 - 4 minutes, season with salt. Take the chicken out of the pan and fry the leek in the same oil for 5 min. Add the water, the cream and half Maggi [...]

13 03, 2014

Rigatoni Cristina

2014-03-13T09:03:06+02:00March 13th, 2014|Pasta, Recipes|Comments Off on Rigatoni Cristina

(sent by Cristina Alesii) Ingredients (2 people): 200 gr roasted turkey slices (the ones we use instead of ham) 200 gr champignons (canned ones are ok, but better with the fresh ones) 1 small onion 1 small leek Fresh cream (the best is the fresh local one, called “eshta”) ½ glass of red wine Grated parmesan cheese Salt, pepper, 2 tblsp extravirgin olive oil 250 gr rigatoni pasta (or any other pasta if you prefer – penne, spaghetti, fusilli) Chop finely the onion and the turkey. Cut in thin slices the champignons and leek. Fry all together in a non-stick [...]

13 03, 2014

Spaghetti with fresh tomato sauce

2014-03-13T09:02:05+02:00March 13th, 2014|Pasta, Recipes|Comments Off on Spaghetti with fresh tomato sauce

You need: Spaghetti (or other pasta) Tomatoes (dark red and ripe) Olive oil Balsamic vinegar Sugar Salt Pepper For variation, you can add also one or all of the following: 1 small onion or spring onion 4 or 5 dried tomatoes Capers 1 small cucumber 1 bell pepper This cold sauce is quickly made, very fresh, healthy, and has only a few calories. Cut the tomatoes and the onion in pieces and put in a blender. Add the olive oil (less = less calories, more = smoother taste… you decide what's more important), the balsamic vinegar, a dash of sugar, [...]