1. CraigC

    Recipe Tasso Pasta

    Tasso is spicy, cured and smoked slices of pork butt. It is an essential ingredient in Cajun cooking. I've heard of folks eating it straight up, but I wouldn't.:heat: The tasso we use is homemade and very spicy. Ingredients 1 8 ounces of tasso 2 smaller or 1 large zucchini 3 yellow squash 1-3...
  2. Masticator

    Recipe Faster than Mac & Cheese pasta

    Ingredients: - Spaghettini or your fave pasta/whatever you have on hand - Butter - Feta cheese, grated Boil the pasta in salted water until al-dente (or slightly softer, your choice) While boiling pasta, heat butter (~2-4 Tbs per serving) in a small frying pan over medium to med-high heat Cook...
  3. detroitdad

    Recipe Cajun Chicken Pasta

    Ingredients 4 ounces linguine pasta 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning 2 tablespoons butter 1 red bell pepper, sliced 1 green bell pepper, sliced 4 fresh mushrooms, sliced 1 green onion, chopped Roasted asparagus tips 1 cup heavy cream 1/4 teaspoon dried...
  4. F

    Recipe Pasta Caprese Fast Lunch (With Tomatoes, Mozzarella di Bufala & Basil)

    Here is a simple quick Italian pasta dish which can be prepared with a "ribbon" pasta variety such as Tagliatelli or Linguini or a large tube pasta, for example Penne Rigata .. How to´s .. 1 Kilo of fresh red ripe sustainable or bio tomatoes ( de-seeded ) and sliced into quarters .. 1...
  5. ElementumSpices

    Improving store-bought pasta sauce?

    Are there any quick and easy ways to spice up store-bought pasta sauce for a weekday dinner?
  6. CraigC

    Recipe Spinach Garlic Pasta with Garlic Onion Sauce

    Ingredients Pasta 1- ½ cups All-purpose flour 2 Eggs (large eggs) 2 Egg yolks 1 Tbsp olive oil ½ lb Fresh spinach, blanched, squeezed dry and finely chopped 6 Cloves fresh garlic, crushed and finely chopped (large cloves) ½ tsp Salt Sauce ½ Cup butter 1 lb Vidalia onions or...
  7. D

    Hello:) just joined! I’m doing a research project on a new pasta pot!

    Hello everyone, I love cooking and believe I’ve come up with a new brilliant idea to save us time in the kitchen! I’m currently doing some research on how well people think the concept is, spare a few seconds to have a look and the idea linked! Thanks :)...
  8. foodterminology

    How long does pasta keep?

    I have a few bags and boxes of pasta, spaghetti, and macaroni. All the packaging is sealed. The "Best by" dates range from 2009 to 2015. Should I be safe, throw it all away, and buy fresh products or can I still use it? Thanks.
  9. Morning Glory

    Recipe Spicy Pepper and Tomato Pasta Sauce (2 ways)

    A lot of meals I make are designed to accommodate vegan and pescatarian and/or carnivores in the house. Starting off with a basic sauce and taking it in several directions is a good option. This is a straightforward sauce to make. You could add minced meat instead of the soya mince for a meat...
  10. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Pasta and chickpeas with bacon/Pasta e ceci con pancetta

    Pasta e ceci, what a tastiness! A dish from Tuscany but spread in all the Italian Regions, each with its variants. In this recipe I often add some bacon cubes - or, you can put some pork rind or a piece of lard as I eat pasta and chickpeas in my family -. Anyway, bacon/lard or pork rind give...
  11. Vinfishp

    What dish from another country or culture can you not live without?

    Hello everyone, I'm a student from the Netherlands and I've been learning more about globalization lately. Personally I like to talk about food so I would like to know what dish that is not originally from your own culture or country, can you not live without? For me it's traditional italian...
  12. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Sweet Chocolate Pasta (Pasta di Cacao)

    OK - I know. Chocolate pasta really? Yep, really. Actually it should be cocoa pasta but Cacao tend to get translated as chocolate into English.... There are 2 versions of this. The sweet and the bitter. This is the sweet one. Ingredient 150g '00' Pasta Flour 50g Cocoa powder (preferably...
  13. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Bitter Chocolate Pasta (Pasta di Cacao)

    OK - I know. Chocolate pasta really? Yep, really. Actually it should be cocoa pasta but Cacao tend to get translated as chocolate into English.... There are 2 versions of this. The sweet and the bitter. This is the bitter one, you can get the sweetness from your sauce! I will also add a...
  14. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Fregola with clams/Sardinian dish

    Fregola is a typical Sardinian semolina's pasta. Serves 2 , Preparation time 1 hour (if use fresh clams) and 20 minutes, Cooking time 30 minutes 180 g. of Fregola 500 g. of small fresh clams (you can also use frozen clams) 1 lt. of fish stock made by some broth fishes (or use clams cooking...
  15. Morning Glory

    The CookingBites Cookalong: Ravioli

    Have you ever made Ravioli? If not, then now is your chance to try! If you have cooked it before, you can share your wisdom and cook along too. The idea of the Cookalong is that members cook a classic recipe within a certain timescale and share their experience. Its a bit of fun and a chance to...
  16. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Baked pasta with mushrooms and gammon

    Serves 4, preparation time 15 minutes, cooking time 20 minutes 400 g. pasta (what you prefer, I’ve used short pasta – Rigatoni) 300 g. champignon mushrooms (or mushrooms you prefer) 250 g. mozzarella 150 g. gammon 30 g. grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 half a glass of dry white wine 1 clove of...
  17. Bow pasta with aubergine

    Bow pasta with aubergine

    A simple and tasty pasta dish with aubergine, fresh tomatoes, basil and grated parmesan.
  18. Missie Leigh

    Pasta sauce from home canned tomatoes?

    I'm having trouble finding a pasta sauce recipe made from home canned whole tomatoes that isn't either too bitter or too sweet. Do any of you have one you'd like to share?
  19. Morning Glory

    How Britain fell out of love with pasta sauce

    Do you use ready made pasta sauces? It seems that, in the UK, sales of these sauces have fallen. According to a report from trade journal the Grocer, sales of cooking sauces fell by £30m in 2016 – 3.7% in value – the sixth consecutive year of decline. The magazine attributes this to the 'health...
  20. Yorky

    Recipe Pasta Formaggio Regazzoni

    Ingredients Butter 2 slices bread 2 handfulls of chifferi rigati pasta 1 tablespoon olive oil 6 garlic cloves, crushed 3 shallots, finely chopped 1 teaspoons English mustard 1⁄2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 3 tablespoons sieved tempora flour 400 ml milk salt & freshly ground black pepper 200...
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