Tagged: Pasta

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...

Pan Fried Fish and Saffron Cream Pasta

I love the flavour of the sea, especially when its coming from shellfish, its salty briny taste is so intense it livens up any dish you add this into. One example of it is our recipe today, the Pan-Fried Fish and Saffron Cream Pasta, basically a simple pasta tossed in...

Pasta al Promodoro 1

Pasta al Promodoro

Pasta al Pomodoro is an Italian pasta that is simply prepared with olive oil, tomatoes and basil, unlike other dishes that are heavy on different array of ingredients this is the total opposite as this is intended to be served as a quick and light dish. The name of the...

Hawaiian Style Macaroni Salad 2

Hawaiian Style Macaroni Salad

When you visit Hawaii and eat their local dishes like Kalua pig, Loco Moco and Garlic Shrimp Scampi you will be served with rice plus another carbohydrate dish in form of Macaroni Salad. This macaroni salad is not like the ones you usually have where ingredients like chicken, raisins, pineapple,...