Monday, June 15, 2009

1001 Fresh Pasta Recipes

This cookbook lists 1000 simple fresh pasta recipes. Click the image to view and print the cookbook. 

10 different ingredients & 10 different additives are mixed in with flour, kneaded and shaped into pasta, and cooked with 10 diferent sauces to make over a thousand fresh pasta recipes.


The base :

The following pastas are listed in this cookbook.

0.: Basic pasta

1.: Egg Pasta ( pasta all’ uovo) 

2.: Green Pasta  ( Made with spinach).

3.: Red Pasta  (Made with beets)

4.: Orange Pasta  ( made with carrots)

5.: Tomato pasta 

6.: Potato Pasta (Gnocchi) (nee-okkee)  

7.:  Buckwheat Pasta (Pizzoccheri)

8.:   Other pasta  (Pasta dough kneaded with vegetable juice)

9.: Fusion ( Experiment with different flours)


The Sauce

0.: None (Pasta tastes delicious with no sauce at all. A dash of olive oil / lemon juice / melted butter or a sprinkling of dried herbs and parmesan cheese powder is all you need to devour a pile of pasta !)

1.: Garlic butter

2.: Readymade soups/ stock (Quick and simple, any soup / stock can double as a pasta sauce)

3.: Soup Powder (So convenient to store and use, these can be turned into quick pasta sauces)

5.: Pesto ( A no cook, blended sauce)

6.: Tomato sauce 

7.: Roasted Eggplant 

8.: Marinara Sauce

9.: Fusion (Most salad dressings can double as pasta sauces. Also try using sauces from other cuisines– pasta goes well with almost anything!)



0.: None

1.: Parmesan 

2.: Sun dried Tomatoes 

3.: Garlic paste

4.: Onion powder

5.:. Herbs (Parsley / cilantro / mint/ basil)

6.: Olive oil

7.: Spices (saffron/ cardamom / nutmeg)

8.: Semolina / breadcrumbs

9.: Fusion ( Using novel additives)

1 comment:

Nithya Praveen said...

Wow,yet another U r the best...lovely dishes.U make things so easy for us.thanks!

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