pasta

Baked Conchigliette stuffed with Spinach and Ricotta

The monsoons have finally announced themselves con brio. I always believe that this is the season when Mumbai is the most beautiful, dark and blooding, yet relentlessly continuing with its insatiable gusto and contagious energy. I painstakingly planned this meal nearly a week in advance, ordering the pasta shells, pelati, ricotta and mozzarella online via […] Read more…

Penne con Vedure Arrostite

I have an eating disorder- I cannot eat unless I like what I am eating. It’s not about hunger. It’s about the food. Last week to circumvent my eating disorder from kicking in, I made these roasted vegetables with tri- coloured pasta to liven up the meal. Nothing is as wonderful as tossing freshly cooked […] Read more…

Penne Alla Vodka

Weekends for some sad(istic) reason tend to pass by quicker than a flash. Even more so if you (like me) have a thousand and one errands to run. I now constantly get asked this one question- ‘while working full time, how do you get the time to cook—AND blog about it!!??’ The answer is simply- […] Read more…

The Secret to making the BEST pasta sauce

This is a one dish meal. Great when you’re rushed for time, or you just don’t want to make more than one wonderful thing! This would be that ‘most wonderful’ thing to soothe all hunger. One ingredient which I highly recommend purchasing in bulk is Italian plum tomatoes (whole, not pureed/chopped). They are usually available […] Read more…

Chargrilled Pepper Salad

As I have probably mentioned a hundred times already, SS loves his pasta. So last night, instead of making pasta for dinner, I made this lovely fresh pepper salad, with a cup full of leftover penne. In Italian: Insalata ai Peperoni Arristiti, adapted from Jeni Wrights’s The Book of Pasta. The ingredients are simple, but […] Read more…

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