Spaghetti ai Gamberi ~ Spaghetti with Shrimp

For this week, my theme is European cuisine and I picked Italian. When brainstorming for this week’s blog menu, husband mentioned that the mom and pop run Italian restaurant in the neighbor used to serve great gamberi and he use to order it very often when ever he dined there with his colleagues. This restaurant […]

Farfalle with Fresh Tomato Sauce & Ricotta Cheese

Last week when I posted curried spaghetti salad, Mir left a comment that October is National Pasta Month. To celebrate the event, I am posting a pasta recipe I prepared with fresh tomato sauce I prepared last month. This is a quick and easy recipe that can be put together in matter of minutes, if […]

Curried Spaghetti Salad

Today’s recipe is from a cookbook “Spaghetti, America’s favorite pasta”. This book has ‘n’ number of ways spaghetti can be cooked and various ways it can be served. One such way is to serve it is as a salad; cooked spaghetti tossed with flavored oil. Garlic, chili flakes and curry powder are roasted in hot […]

Basil Pesto from Italy

For the last day of condiments for buffet on table, I made fresh tomato sauce. Later when I checked the condiments list, tomato sauce was not on the list and I had to make another condiment. I will post tomato sauce recipe tomorrow. Here is the tomato sauce recipe. I bought a bunch of basil […]

Homemade Tomato Soup

I made some tomato soup to go with the tomato basil loaf I made for the tame the yeast theme. I followed Food Network’s Michael Chiarello’s recipe. The recipe also had a video of the soup preparation but I ignored the video and just followed the written recipe. The written recipe asked to puree the […]

Tomato Basil Loaf

My theme for this week is Tame the Yeast. This is the first time I am taking up tame the yeast theme for blogging marathon. This theme was introduced 3-4 months ago. I always avoided this theme as both of us are not very fond of breads. But when I saw the breads for this […]

Tuscan Mushrooms

When I saw Dee’s announcement for this month’s Herb Mania Basil, I decided I was going to send something this time for her event. I missed her last month’s event and never participate in Herb Mania before. I don’t use basil very much in my cooking and I had no idea what I was going […]

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