Pasta

  • 1 10 Italian recipes inspired by George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin's Venetian wedding
    George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin are set to wed this weekend in the magical Italian city of Venice. They will dine in the renowned restaurant of the Belmond Hotel Cipriani...

  • 2 Simply Italian: home cooking with the Channel 4 Chiappa sisters
    There's no doubt that mouthwatering Italian dishes such as pizza, pasta and risotto have a great part to play in celebrities such as George Clooney, Madonna, Donatella Versace and Sir...

  • 3 Raviolo with an oozy egg, smoked salmon and griddled asparagus
    We discovered this dish at a Michelin-starred restaurant in Imola, in Emilia Romagna. The head chef there was taught the recipe by his mentor, who cooked this dish for the...

  • 4 Peppered Norwegian Salmon with pasta and mushrooms
    A fiery and flavoursome dish that is wholesome and rich in protein. An excellent choice for a hearty fish supper.Serves: 4 Ingredients For the salmon: 600g Norwegian salmon fillet (without...

  • 5 Casarrece pasta with broccoli, anchovies and pine nuts
    Serves: 4 Ingredients40g breadcrumbs3 salted anchovies or 6 anchovies in oilSea salt and freshly ground black pepper450g broccoli, broken into florets1 tablespoon garlic oil4 tablespoons olive oil1 garlic clove, chopped1...

  • 6 Jack Monroe's gnocchi
    Gnocchi are a cross between a dumpling and a sort of potato pasta – comforting, thick and soft. They are easy to ‘gnocch’ together from a tin of potatoes, or...

  • 7 Proper spaghetti carbonara
    Ingredients250g bronze die Spaghetti3 happy eggs150g dry cured bacon or pancetta100g parmesan cheeseMethod1) Boil spaghetti until al dente2) While it’s boiling, lightly cook the bacon in light olive oil or...

  • 8 Macaroni cheese
    Serves 4Ingredients300g macaroni30g flour30g low fat margarine600ml Alpro sweetened soya milk150g reduced fat cheddar30g Parmesan70g broccoli florets70g cauliflower florets40g wholemeal breadcrumbs1 pinch cayenne pepperSalt and pepper to tasteMethod1. Preheat oven...

  • 9 Gnocchi with fennel and horseradish by Monica Galetti
    Serves 4IngredientsFor the gnocchi250g cooked organic potatoes (2 large Floury Potatoes cooked in the skin)65g flour1 pinch sea salt1pinch white pepper1tbsp fennel fronds chopped finely1tsp fennel seedFor the sauce 100ml...

  • 10 Autumn recipes from Monica Galetti
    Monica Galetti has worked with Michel Roux Jnr for ten years at Le Gavroche and is now senior sous chef at the two-Michelin-starred restaurant. She has appeared as a judge...

  • 11

    'Tortellini Emiliani', classic tortellini with meat filling

    Serves 4-6Ingredients• 1 x Fresh Pasta• Salt and freshly ground black pepper• 40g unsalted butter• 8 sage leaves• 50g Parmesan, freshly gratedFilling• 4 Savoy Cabbage Leaves• 200g roast pork, roughly...

  • 12

    The godfather of Italian cuisine: Antonio Carluccio's perfect pizza

    You may know Antonio Carluccio for his tight silver-curled hair, his thick authentic Italian accent and charming way of cutting open a lemon straight from the tree, or rustling up...

  • 13

    Pappardelle with ragu

    IngredientsExtra virgin olive oil75g pancetta, diced400g slow-roasted shoulder of pork, shredded1 onion, finely chopped1 carrot, finely diced1 celery stalk, finely sliced1 tsp dried oregano2 garlic cloves, chopped2 tbsp tomato purée400g...

  • 14

    Eat like an Italian: la dolce vita with a healthy Mediterranean diet

    Not only is Italian food delicious, bursting with flavour and traditionally accompanied by a glass of wine, the Mediterranean diet is also recognised by UNESCO as one of the healthiest...

  • 15

    Jamie Oliver's quick and easy mid-week meals

    If you've had a long, hard day at the office and think you don't have the time to cook a delicious, healthy dinner, don't worry – we have it covered...

  • 16

    Pesto spaghetti and lemon-steamed fish

    Dish type: salad, main course IngredientsFish200g large scallops400g white fish fillets, scaled and pin-bonedolive oil1 lemon½ a dried red chilli Pasta 320g dried spaghetti200g green beans200g purple sprouting broccoli Pesto...

  • 17

    Spaghetti with Crab, Lemon, Chilli, Parsley and Radish Shavings

    Dish type: PastaServes: 4 Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 15 to 20 minutes Ingredients500g dried spaghetti 5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 4 garlic cloves, sliced 1 tsp fennel...

  • 18

    Green Slime Eyeball Pasta with Fiery Hell Sauce

    Dish type: Main Course Serves 2Preparation and cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil1 tbsp Very Lazy Chopped Garlic2 tbsp Very Lazy Chopped Chilli400g tin chopped tomatoes10 cherry...

  • 19

    Rustle up a traditional Italian feast

    Gorgeous Italian-Welsh cook Michela Chiappa has been fronting the campaign to introduce authentic techniques to the British home.And cooking has never seemed so effortless, thanks to Channel 4's latest TV...

  • 20

    Carbonara with Prosciutto di San Daniele and Grana Padano Cheese

    Dish type: PastaServes 6Cooking time: 30 minutesIngredients:For the carbonara pasta:20ml olive oil350g Prosciutto di San Daniele, sliced100ml white wine500g dried pasta, such as bucatini or penne5 eggs6g black peppercorns, coarsely...



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