Pasta

The concept of pastas sprung up from the Neapolitan cuisine of Italy. Pastas are thin pieces of hard, unleaved dough that are rolled out into various shapes and boiled, not baked. The word “pasta” has been derived from the Italian phrase “paste” meaning dough.Pastas come in different shapes – tubes, diskes, twisted and ribbed.

Macaroni Cheese (Mac and Cheese)
Kids, Pasta

Macaroni Cheese (Mac and Cheese)

Mac and Cheese (Macaroni Cheese) is a very popular and classic American dish. It is a comfort food of sorts – can be had for breakfast, lunch or as an evening snack dish. A rich and creamy dish made with just very few ingredients, it is a one pot dish […]

Chana Masala Pasta
Pasta

Chana Masala Pasta

Here is a desi twist to the famous Italian dish – pasta cooked in Indian style chana masala. Very easy to make with everyday ingredients and is bound to be a hit with the children. Ingredients: Pasta – 1 cup Chickpeas – 1/4 cup Garlic Cloves – 2 Onion – […]

Farfalle with Grilled Vegetables
Pasta

Farfalle with Grilled Vegetables

A crunchy medley of grilled vegetables with pasta garnished with cheese. Feel free to experiment with a choice of veggies. Ingredients: Farfalle Pasta – 225 gms Capsicum – 1, medium, chopped Zucchini – 1, medium, chopped Eggplant – 1, small, sliced Tomatoes – 1 large or 2 medium, chopped Onion […]

Mushroom Bolognese
Mushroom, Pasta

Mushroom Bolognese

A healthy and vegetarian Bolognese that is perfect for a cozy weekend lunch or dinner. Traditional bolognese gets its flavor from the meat that’s used. In this vegetarian version, the flavor comes from the mushrooms. A classic Italian dish in a vegetarian twist. Ingredients: Linguine Pasta – 225 gms (or […]

Chicken Macaroni Salad
Chicken, Pasta, Salad

Chicken Macaroni Salad

A classic salad, this Chicken Macaroni Salad is perfect as an appetizer, starter or even as a picnic salad. It is very simple and easy to make. Ingredients: Macaroni – 1 cup, cooked Chicken – 1/2 cup, cooked, diced Capsicum – 1, small, chopped Green Peas – 1/2 cup Onion […]

Mushroom Carbonara (Vegetarian)
Mushroom, Pasta

Mushroom Carbonara

A delicious and quick pasta dish for the weekday lunch or dinner. Ingredients: Button Mushrooms – 100 gms, sliced Spaghetti – 200 gms Olive Oil – 3 tsp Butter – 1 tblsp Shallot (Sambar Onion) – 1, finely chopped Garlic – 2 cloves, crushed Mint Leaves – small handful, finely […]

Chicken Penne Arrabbiata
Chicken, Pasta

Chicken Penne Arrabbiata

Chicken Penne Arrabbiata is a classic Italian dish that is delicious and easy to make. Great for weekday lunch or dinner, it is a must have for any pasta lover. Ingredients: Penne Pasta – 250 gms Chicken Breast – 200 gms, boneless and skinless Tomatoes – 200 gms, chopped Garlic […]

Pasta with Peas Pesto
Pasta, Peas

Pasta with Peas Pesto

An easy to make, simple and tasty pasta with green peas pesto. If you are too lazy to cook or bored, then this is one pasta that can be made in a matter of minutes with minimal ingredients. Ingredients: Spaghetti (or Tagliatelle) – 200 gms Green Peas – 250 gms, […]

Spaghetti with Avocado Sauce (Avocado Spaghetti)
Avocado, Pasta

Spaghetti with Avocado Sauce (Avocado Spaghetti)

A quick and super easy weeknight dinner, the avocado spaghetti is delicious and healthy. Say goodbye to boring dinner and hello to a tasty comfort dish. Ingredients: Spaghetti – 200 gms Avocados – 1, de-stoned and peeled Sambar Onions (Shallot) – 2 small Juice of 1/2 Lemon Garlic – 1 […]