Tagged: Pasta

Spabok

Like most dishes in the Philippines each region has its own unique way of preparing their dishes that is why you have many varieties of sinigang, adobo and kakanin. Pancit is nothing different hence you have the likes of Tuguegarao’s Pancit Batil Patong, Isabelas’ Pancit Cabagan, Lucban’s Pancit Habab, Bicol’s...

Creamy Courgette, Mushroom, Prawn & Bacon Pasta

Cream and bacon makes everything taste delicious, then add some umami flavours from mushrooms and parmesan, plus some seafood taste from the prawns and crunch from the courgettes then this is a no brainer sure-fire taste bud winner all you need add a pasta of your choice. A very simple...

Corned Beef Spaghetti

Filipinos are very resourceful that is why we have dishes like this, when a certain ingredient is unavailable, we try to replace it with something that can work, take this spaghetti for example. Usually spaghetti back home usually is prepared with a mixture of pork and beef mince, extenders are...

Filipino Sweet Macaroni Salad

For many the idea of combining Macaroni, Condensed Milk, Mayonnaise, Palm Fruit, Fruit Cocktail and Cheese is quite unusual to say the least but for Filipinos it sounds like a great dessert and we call it Sweet Macaroni Salad. This salad is very popular during the Christmas season and it...

Vegetable, Bacon, Italian Sausage and Risoni Soup

It’s that time again where I have to use everything that was left over from the recipes I already posted. We do this exercise once in a while so nothing goes to waste, basically using all the bits and pieces on the pantry and vegetable bin which was either forgotten...

Pasta with Braised Pork, Red Wine and Pancetta

Think of pasta like rice or soft taco, they are so versatile you can basically pair any savoury dish with it. Chicken, Vegetables, Mushroom, Beef and Seafood are the most popular ones but pork can also be used like our recipe today. I know apart from bacon and pancetta we...

Prawn, Chorizo and Chilli Pasta

Winter here down under is long gone but it is still a bit chilly sometimes, it’s supposed to be spring now but at night it can drop to a single digit temperature, so today I am making something that reminds me of summer which I am looking forward to, a...

Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e Fagioli is an Italian pasta soup dish prepared with cannellini or borlotti beans, celery, carrots, onions, garlic, pancetta and small pasta like elbow macaroni or ditalini. The name literally means “pasta and beans” and this traditional Italian dish was created initially as a peasant dish like pizza and...

Pastichio

Pastitsio may look like a lasagne but don’t be fooled by its looks, it’s totally different to its Italian counterpart, this Greek pasta uses a different pasta and usually uses lamb as it primary meat ingredient spiced with cloves and cinnamon cooked in tomatoes and red wine. Lasagne it may...

Italian Wedding Soup

Italian Wedding Soup may sound like a kind of dish that is served during Italian Weddings well it’s not, the term came from the Italian words “minestra maritata” which means “married soup”, a term used to reference the flavour this soup gives by combining or marrying greens and meat into...