Category : Pasta

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Aglio Olio Chili
Pasta is a staple in many Italian cuisines. It comes in many types and nowadays, choosing pasta is not just about the size, say spaghetti vs fettuccini, but also about whether it uses durum wheat (which has higher protein and gluten content) or whole wheat (contains three parts of wheat grain: germ, bran and endosperm). …
Sausage and Spinach Pasta
Who doesn’t have lazy moments? Today is one those for me. I wanted to cook a very simple dish so that wouldn’t spend so much time in the kitchen. After work, I hurried to the nearest supermarket to buy fresh sausages and baby spinach for our pasta. For the former, I always buy the ones …
_DSC8375 Zucchini Tomato Pesto Pasta
Last December before watching Star Wars , we dined at Food for Thought to take advantage of their “Stay Connected Challenge” promotion. The challenge is simple: just put your phones inside a box while enjoying dinner. If you complete the challenge, that is, resist the urge to check you phone for WhatsApp messages or Facebook …
_DSC8412 Oven Roasted Lamb Shanks with Tomatoes and Flavorful Risoni
When I first heard Risoni, I thought it is a type of rice but actually, it isn’t! Risoni, also known as Orzo, are short-cut pasta shaped like rice. They were originally created as a rice substitute due to the lack of rice in Italy, according to the local we met in Florence. A key ingredient …
_DSC7736 Spinach Pasta
When I was young, one of the cartoons that I regularly watched was “Popeye”. To the “young once” out there, I’m sure you know what I’m talking about! The young ones are probably not familiar with the show so I’ll give a brief intro about it. Popeye the Sailorman’s love interest is Olive while his …
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