Category: Summer Pasta

Tagliatelle With Fresh Tomato Basil Sauce

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. August, local tomatoes, homemade pasta (if possible), fresh basil, definitely a summer pasta, yum! If making your own pasta, make the dough with 4 eggs. If you wish, you can

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Fall Pasta

Tomato Sage Pasta Sauce

I make this lovely, light, late summer, early fall sauce every year with my own sage & plum tomatoes. The sage really works with the sweetness of the tomatoes. I really like to make homemade spaghetti or tagliatelle for this

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Phyllis Pasta Estiva (Summer Pasta)

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. In the spring and early summer, I like to make a Primavera Sauce for linguine. It’s chock full of spring veggies. So…when the fava beans and peas began to show

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Zucchini Carbonara Spaghetti

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. As we speak, my Italian variety of zucchini’s are blooming! If you can find them in your local Farmer’s Market, you should try them in this recipe (they have light

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Turkey, Tomato, Mozzarella Lasagne

  For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. I often find lasagna a bit heavy with all the cheeses & meats, however by using ground turkey, it is much lighter and very delicious. Lasagne is a great dish for

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Tagliatelle alla limone

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, please click here This pasta is infused with the wonderful fragrance of fresh lemons. It goes so well with a main course of fish, spot prawns, chicken, veal or lamb.  It’s a bit rich but

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Turkey Ragu For Pasta

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. I really like the idea of using ground turkey to lighten up a ragu. Anyone who loves Italian pasta needs a really good tasting ragu recipe and I think this

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Osteria Pazzo Spaghetti With Tomato Sauce

This is my version of the simple, yummy, spaghetti with tomato sauce we had at Osteria di’ Pazzo  restaurant in Florence. 2 – 3 First Course Servings 6 – 8 oz. dried spaghetti 3 – 4 Tbsp. EVO (a new oil

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Phyllis’ Paccheri With Turkey Bolognese Sauce

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. When we were in Rome a couple of years ago, we noticed the Romans ordering this pasta shape. It’s a 2” long, hollow pasta, larger than rigatoni and lately I have

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Spring Pasta

Spaghetti La Matriciana

This pasta is a big favourite with Romans and me! I had it for lunch one day at Ristorante Maccheroni in Rome where they used rigatoni. My preference is spaghetti.  Romans also use bucatini for their La Matriciana. Your choice! The crucial

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