Posts Tagged "Pasta"

Smoked Trout and Snap Pea Pasta Salad

Smoked Fish Snap Pea Pasta Salad

If you want a fun new take on a pasta salad—this is your dish! Crisp sugar snap peas, smoked trout and farfalle pasta all tossed with a creamy and light dressing. This pasta salad is a great side dish for barbecues and picnics, or an easy lunch! If you’re hesitant about the flavor combos- don’t be! The sweetness of the Read More

Authentic Bucatini Alla Carbonara

Bucatini alla Carbonara

This Bucatini alla Carbonara is rich, creamy (but don’t add cream!!) and super slurpable. If you’ve never made carbonara at home, it’s time to change that! Read through the post for tips on how to make the best, and easiest Bucatini alla Carbonara! Carbonara originated in the Lazio region of Italy, where Rome is. Rome is known for it’s four Read More

Paglia e Fieno with Crispy Shallots

Paglia e Fieno with Crispy Shallots

Palia e Fieno is a classic Italian dish that translates to “straw and hay”. The recipe gets its name from the two types of pasta used—egg fettuccine for the straw, and spinach fettuccine for the hay. Straw and hay pasta is usually served with prosciutto, sweet peas and sometimes mushrooms in a cream sauce. For my version, I topped it Read More

Spaghetti with Guanciale and Brussels Sprouts

Spaghetti with Brussels Sprouts and Guanciale

This pasta is hearty and packed with flavor! If you’re on the fence about Brussels sprouts, this is the dish that’ll turn you into a fan! Who doesn’t love Brussels sprouts? Well, a lot of people actually. I am convinced that people who say they don’t like Brussels sprouts probably just haven’t had them in the right way. If you’re Read More

10 Pastas for The Feast of the Seven Fishes

Spicy Shrimp Scampi

Of alllll the pastas that I love so dearly, the seafood ones are always my favorite. I’m rounding up some of my favorites for my favorite Christmas Eve tradition, The Feast of the Seven Fishes. You don’t have to be Italian or celebrate Christmas to join in on the tradition—all seafood lovers are welcome! 1. Orecchiette with Scungilli and Neonata Read More

Spicy Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

Spicy Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

This Spicy Shrimp Scampi is a fun (and spicy!) twist on the classic. The whole thing dish comes together in no time and couldn’t be easier to make. My favorite type of meal! Shrimp Scampi is basically a dish of shrimp cooked with butter, garlic, wine and lemon. It can be served with or without pasta and if you know Read More

Linguine alla Puttanesca

Linguine Puttanesca

Puttanesca has got to be one of my favorite pasta sauces. It’s full of salty, briny flavors and you probably already have all of the ingredients! This Linguine alla Puttanesca is the ultimate pantry pasta—ready in no time and perfect for any night of the week. In Italian, Linguine alla Puttanesca would roughly translate to “Whore’s linguine”. So there’s that. Read More

Fusilli alla Vodka with Pancetta and Peppers

Fusilli alla vodka with pancetta and peppers

What’s better than vodka sauce? Vodka sauce with pancetta and peppers! Silky, creamy, a little spicy, and loaded with pancetta and peppers—This pasta is so delicious! Other than the incredible flavor, of course, the the best thing about this pasta is how easy it is to make! Each step takes just minutes, and you’ll end up with the finished product Read More

Pasta alla Gricia

Pasta alla Gricia

Guanciale, pecorino, pepper, pasta. These are the ingredients for one of Rome’s cornerstone pastas, Pasta alla Gricia. If you haven’t tried Pasta alla Gricia yet, get ready to fall in love! There may only be a few ingredients, but they come together to make pasta magic! Pasta alla Gricia comes from the Lazio region of Italy where Rome is. Rome Read More

Spaghetti with Saffron Roasted Tomatoes and Shrimp

Spaghetti with Saffron Roasted Tomatoes

Seafood and pasta are my two biggest food loves so it’s no wonder that I’m totally obsessed with seafood pastas. This Spaghetti with Saffron Roasted Tomatoes and Shrimp has quickly become one of my favorites! The addition of saffron to this otherwise simple dish makes it feel fancy and indulgent while only taking about 30 minutes to make. Win win! Read More