Tag: Pasta

Orecchiette with Roasted and Sundried Tomatoes

From the Italian word meaning “little ears”, the small and delicately shaped noodle used in this recipe is a distinctly Puglian type pasta that melds beautifully with the simple and rustic sauce. “Topped with roasted grape tomatoes and grated cheese, orecchiette pasta is the ideal domed pasta shape for cradling savoury sun-dried tomato pesto and …

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Crimini Pasta by Daniele and Nina Polidoro

My dad has always believed in the importance of using real ingredients in the kitchen, no matter what the dish; so if you want high quality taste, use high quality ingredients. Using real butter and real cream is essential to this dish! Ingredients: • 1 ½ cups of 18% cream • 150 g (6 0z) butter …

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Vegan Italian Sausage and Sweet Pepper Penne

Start slow and simple if you’re looking to add plant-based offerings to your dinner repertoire. For example, this vegan take on a comfort-food favourite combines plant-based sweet Italian sausages with a handful of pantry staples.   Vegan Italian Sausage and Sweet Pepper Penne Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 45 minutes Serves: 6   Ingredients: 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil, divided 1 pkg (400 g) PC plant-based sweet Italian sausage  2 onions, thinly sliced …

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Mustard Seed Tomato Curry Fusilli with Leafy Greens and Queso Fresco

We’ve all been there. You’re in the middle of a casual conversation with a group of friends in an unassuming environment, and before you know what’s happened, you’ve offered to host a dinner party. It sounded like a great idea at the time. And guess what? It still is. Sure to please, this fast and …

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David Rocco’s Pasta Al Burro Di Giovanni

With the daily pressures of work, home, school, and activities, putting a delicious and easy meal on the table can seem like a daunting task. As a father of three, celebrity chef and cookbook author David Rocco has mastered the family-friendly meal. When time is of the essence, he relies on tried-and-true pasta dishes that …

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Dig into Fall Flavours with Barilla Vegetable Penne

Embrace the earth’s natural rhythms and stock up on in-season vegetables. It’s a win-win – seasonal produce is supplied in high quantities, which lowers the market price and saves you money. Zucchini, bell peppers, carrots and sweet potatoes are just some of the delicious foods that are best in the fall. Slice them, dice them …

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Roasted Squash and Pepper Pasta with Cider and Chipotle Sauce

Apples let us savour the flavours of fall Each season boasts unique flavours and ingredients. The fall harvest, in particular, is known for apples, and Canada is known for its multitude of varieties – from sweet to tart. Each type of apple offers a distinct taste and characteristic, especially when it comes to cooking. If …

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Recipe: Spicy Spaghetti and Meatballs

The fall months call for hearty meals and cozy, comfort fare. No need to spend hours in the kitchen preparing – using quality ingredients in even the simplest recipes can help to produce a dish that delivers on both flavour and satisfaction. Whip up this classic spaghetti recipe to bring hearty, rustic flavours to tonight’s …

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Recipe: Lamb Ragout

Make-ahead meals impress on weekdays This one pot ragout is extremely flavorful and an easy weekend meal. Mushrooms blend seamlessly with the ground lamb, extending the portion size and boosting the flavor. Leftovers taste even better the next day, so save some to serve again during the busy week. Lamb Ragout Prep Time: 15 minutes …

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Chef Cory Vitiello’s Penne Rigate with Rapini and Chorizo Sausage

There’s no doubt that we love pasta – after all, it can be found in almost nine out of 10 Canadian kitchens. We embrace both local and global influences that have us experimenting with fewer and fresher ingredients, as well as different taste combinations. Catelli Foods decided to look at how Canadian families today embrace …

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