Creamy Roasted Tomato & Basil Soup
Makes 7 cups
1 ½ lbs Roma tomatoes, sliced lengthwise
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 medium yellow onion, diced
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon fresh thyme, minced
1 (28 ounce) can crushed...
Salt & olive oil for boiling pasta water
250g fresh fusilli or penne pasta
1/2 cup frozen corn
3/4 cup frozen edamame (soya beans)
Zest & juice of 1 lemon
1/4 cup starchy pasta water (reserved before straining the pasta)
1 chicken or vegetable stock cube mixed with 1/4 cup water...
The amazing seafood spinobelli pasta with vine-ripened cherry tomatoes, basil, roasted garlic and a touch of chili is great for someone who want something that has that oomph of seafood taste combined with that fresh tomato sensation.
While the US Manila clam linguine has super fat clams...
I wanted more of an alfredo sauce than a tomato based sauce. Here's what I came up with!
1 box of linguine pasta noodles (perfect to provide you with leftovers!)
garlic powder (cloves of garlic will work also)
vegetable seasoning (parsley, basil, salt, pepper, etc. Season to your...
pasta is nicely framed when serving, especially if you're entertaining guests. For this recipe, I used the Corelle Swept Dinner Plate which is inexpensive, beautiful and has a bit of an indentation in the center that helps as a guide for portion size.
300g of penne pasta
Especially when you're dining out and unsure of how many calories is in your penne pasta that you ordered from your favorite restaurant. It's much easier to count them when you are cooking your food, but it can be a different story when you're out dining.
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Watermelon & Feta Salad, Cherry Tomatoes, Basil Seeds
Chris Rendell, Executive Chef and partner of Flinders Lane NYC
¼ seedless watermelon, Finley sliced,
2 tablespoon Lemon marinated feta
1 teaspoon bloomed basil seeds
4 Cherry tomatoes cut in half
Picked salad greens
So off the the pantry I went and here's what I managed to scrounge up: a can of artichokes, a can of whole beets, a jar of roasted red peppers, some tomato-flavored penne pasta and blackberry jam. Okay, I can totally make something work out of this.
If your starch hasn't already been...
Put bread on a baking tray and cook in oven for 20 minutes, or until crisp. Remove from oven and crumble into coarse bread crumbs with your hands. Set aside.
Cook rigatoni in a large pot of rapidly boiling salted water until al dente, according to package instructions. Drain well and then...