Pasta Recipes

Pasta is a common term applied to many different noodle types, both fresh and dried. A staple food in Italian cuisine, pasta has travelled around the globe to become a food type embraced in many countries. In Asian cuisine, pasta noodles appear frequently, providing a nice departure from rice based dishes.
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Tuscan Handmade Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

Chewy strands of handmade pasta are popular in Tuscany and parts of Umbria, usually sauced with a meat ragu. This pasta is called pici, and it derives from the word appicciata, meaning "elongated

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Apricot Risotto

This dessert is a variation on traditional rice pudding. The fruity apricot coulis adds a healthy, modern twist.

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Mock Lasagne

This can be prepared early in the day and refrigerated. It may take a little more cooking time if you put it in the oven cold. Serve with a spinach salad or other fresh greens on the side.

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A Little of Everything Pasta Salad

Colorful, tasty, and nutritious, this is the ideal pasta salad for a summer picnic or an al fresco lunch. Serve with plenty of bread and butter!

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Broccoli and Shrimp Fettuccine

Combining fettuccini noodles with shrimp and fresh broccoli makes a filling meal, fit for a great Italian dining experience.

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