Tag: Pasta

  • Roasted Beet & Garlic Linguine with Walnuts & Feta

    Roasted Beet & Garlic Linguine with Walnuts & Feta

    Preheat the oven to 400° F. Scrub well 4 medium red beets and cut them into wedges. Place the beets and 4 unpeeled garlic cloves in a roasting tray and toss them with a little olive oil. Season with salt, pepper and some fresh thyme leaves. Roast 30-40 minutes, until beginning to caramelize. Take out […]

  • Pasta with Carrot Miso Sauce

    Heat a little olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Saute 2 shallots, rough chopped 4-5 garlic cloves, rough chopped until fragrant and starting to turn lightly golden, but they shouldn’t brown. Add 2 heaping cups carrots, thinly sliced ¼ cup raw cashews 2 cups water ½ tsp salt black pepper to taste […]

  • Oniony Noodle Kugel

    Oniony Noodle Kugel

    Bring a large pot of well-salted water to a boil. While you’re waiting for it to boil, peel and dice 2 very large or 4 medium onions This works best with a non-stick pan, but you can do this in any 11- to 12-inch frying pan. Heat a large frying pan to a medium-high heat and add 1-2 […]

  • Farfalle with Wild Mushrooms

    Makes 2 servings 1 whole head of garlic 4 plum tomatoes ¼ cup dried porcini (scant ½ ounce) ½ pound assorted fresh mushrooms such as shiitakes and chanterelles ¼ cup olive oil 1 large shallot 2 tablespoons Marsala ½ pound farfalle 1½ tablespoon butter ½ cup shaved parmesan 6 fresh basil leaves Preheat the oven […]

  • Fettuccine with Grated Beets and Cheese

    In a large heavy saucepan, over a high heat, toast 3 tablespoons poppy seeds stirring until they smell slightly nutty. It takes about 2 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside. Add 5 tablespoons unsalted butter to the same pan and cook over moderate heat until the butter starts to brown, about 5 minutes. Stir […]

  • Pasta with Caramelized Onions and Cabbage

    Heat in a large heavy skillet ¼ cup olive oil over medium-low heat. Add 2 large onions, cut into ¼-inch slices, broken into rings Salt and pepper Saute until soft and caramelized, about 30 minutes. Do not try to rush this step. Add 4 large cloves garlic, minced 6 cups thinly sliced cabbage 2 tablespoons […]

  • Fideua

    Fideua

    Clean really well: 1 pound mussels 18 little neck clams Clean but leave in their shells 8 or 12 shrimp, depending on size Clean ½ pound sea scallops, cut in half horizontally (producing shorter cylinders) Cook the clams with ⅓ cup water, covered in a 2 quart sauce pan, until the clams open. Remove from […]

  • Pasta with Sardines & Breadcrumbs

    Bring large pot of salted water to a boil for cooking the pasta. In a dry skillet, heat ¼ cup panko and cook until panko is toasted to a nice golden color, about 3-4 minutes. Set aside. Meanwhile clean and chop parsley: enough to make ¼ cup. Start the pasta cooking: we like bucatini. Cook […]

  • Whole Wheat Pappardelle

    Whole Wheat Pappardelle

    Make pasta dough with ½ cup whole wheat flour 2 cups all-purpose flour ⅓ cup semolina 1 tsp salt 4 eggs Use pasta maker or knead and roll by hand. You want the dough about 1/16th inches thick (don’t get it too thin). Dust with flour as needed and dust with semolina when it’s finally […]