Pasta alla Norma

This is a classic Sicilian Pasta alla Norma recipe, blending the flavours of aubergines, tomatoes, basil and ricotta. The term Norma seems to refer to the lady who developed the dish whose standard was deemed as high as Bellini’s opera La Norma. ➤ Serves 4 ➤ Cooking Time 45 minutes ➤ Easy Ingredients: 2 medium aubergines, sliced width-wise, layered and salted with coarse salt and […]

Riccioli Salad With Grilled Chicken

Riccioli Salad With Grilled Chicken, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Red Onions and Pesto This Riccioli Salad With Grilled Chicken, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Red Onions and Pesto is great if you have lots of hungry teenagers. It is nutritious, well balanced and easy to serve as a salad at a picnic or barbecue. The use of sun-dried tomatoes and pesto compliments the rather plain chicken flavour. Chilli gives it […]

Mezze Penne with Saffron and Prosciutto

Mezze Penne with Saffron and Prosciutto Crudo al Cartoccio (baked in foil) The strong point of this recipe is that the dish can be prepared beforehand and can be completed in the oven ten minutes before your guests are all ready to sit. Keep the wrapped parcels at room temperature for an hour maximum then bake them in a preheated oven for 8­‐10 min at 180°C / […]

Fusilli Lunghi alla Carbonara

The origin of the Carbonara sauce is uncertain: some claim it was brought to Rome from Umbria by members of a secretevolutionary society, others attribute it to a noble Neapolitan whilst others say it was developed thanks to bacon and eggs (powder) brought in large quantities to Rome by American GIs. The tricky part here is to avoid […]

Calamarata with Lobster Ragu Recipe

Calamarata with Lobster Ragu’, Peas and Rocket Created by Sara Danesin Masterchef finalist. The choice of this pasta is that it allows a tidy and elegant plating up, perfect for such a  fine dining recipe. Importantly, remember to keep the lobster’s shell (carapace) as this is an integral part of this recipe. Whether you have bought yours […]

Garofalo Pasta

76 SHAPES 5 RANGES Traditional Pasta • Organic Whole Wheat Pasta • Children’s Pasta • Gluten Free Pasta • Organic Pasta Generations of knowledge, talent and pride are concentrated in Gragnano near Naples, the pasta capital of Italy and home to Garofalo Pasta. Garofalo has been making pasta in Gragnano since 1789. Over 200 years of experience are a huge advantage in […]