Antonella Rana, a Verona-based pasta specialist and the daughter-in-law of famous pasta maker Giovanni Rana, has revealed that the formula for perfectly-cooked pasta is much simpler than you think. Firstly, she has revealed that opting for fresh rather than dry pasta is always better – and will get your meal ready pronto. “Fresh pasta is the quickest.
For many of us, pasta is a food staple. I myself have grown up with it being a fundamental part of my dietary life. Some of my earliest memories include sitting around my Nonna’s table in Italy while being messily spoon fed homemade pasta marinara, and sitting in front of the television watching the spaghetti scene in Lady and the Tramp.We all love eating pasta, whatever shape, sauce or even time of day it is. This spring, try cooking a new pasta dish at home for yourself or to impress your friends and family at your next dinner party.The best thing about these recipes is they all only take ten minutes to make!1. Pasta Puttanesca RecipeIngredients:Linguine100g of baby plum tomatoes100g of black olives50g of anchovies25g of capers1 clove of garlicHalf a red onionTo Make: 2. Speedy Pesto Pasta RecipeIngredients:Fusilli Pasta1 bunch of basil2 cloves of garlic100ml of olive oil50g of parmesan cheese50g of cashew nutsTo Make: 3. Pasta Primavera RecipeIngredients:Pasta shells50g of broccoli50g of chopped courgette50g of cherry tomatoes1 clove of garlicHalf a red onionTo Make: Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK. Read more from Yahoo Style UK:Rainy weather recipe: Toffee apple crumble5 healthy weekday lunch ideas (and delicious desk-side snacks)
There’s nothing that fat cartoon cat Garfield loves more than a plate of pasta - and most dieters shun the stuff altogether. In fact, pasta may actually help weight loss as part of a healthy Mediterranean diet - and isn’t as fattening as we’ve believed. Researchers from the Neuromed Institute used data from two large Italian studies where people were asked what they had eaten in the past 24 hours, and whether this was representative - and then measured.
Get the recipe from: Pickled Plum Vegan Dan Dan Noodles Substitute meat for mushrooms in this play on the traditional Chinese dan dan noodles recipe. Using a bit of peanut butter leaves you with a dish that stradles the line between dan dan noodles and sesame noodles from your favourite take out spot.
Fresh ricotta cheese is used in this recipe and, I think we can all agree, is one of the best things out there. You want the pasta to be thin enough so that it cooks well, but sturdy so that it can keep its perfect shape.
What’s cozier than having a big ol’ skillet full of comfort food to get you through the next few weeks of winter? After all, who doesn’t love making an entire meal in one vessel (read: less clean up after), so we’ve rounded up our top five picks for one skillet meals. As Abbey from Everyday Champagne says “It’s everything you love about the perfect plate of spaghetti and meatballs (and a little bit of what you love about lasagna) but easier”.