pasta

TriniGourmet’s Top 3 Pasta Recipes (as of October 2010)

TriniGourmet’s Top 3 Pasta Recipes (as of October 2010)

Who doesn’t love pasta? Here are 3 recipes you’re sure to enjoy! 1. Trinidad Macaroni PieThis pasta dish is part of the traditional Trinidadian Sunday lunch and is also offered in cubed form at BBQs and other casual outdoor functions. Feel free to play around […]

15 Ways To Enjoy Pasta!

15 Ways To Enjoy Pasta!

Top 5 Pasta Recipes on TriniGourmet.com 1. Trinidad Macaroni Pie (recipe) This dish is a stereotypical part of the traditional Trinidadian Sunday lunch and is also offered in cubed form at BBQs and other casual outdoor functions. Feel free to play around with the proportions. […]

Ricotta Gnocchi (recipe)

Ricotta Gnocchi (recipe)

Hey, I’m back! For now at least πŸ™‚ I think this is the longest I’ve been ‘away’ since getting back into my blogging groove. My profuse apologies but sometimes, offline demands make themselves unavoidable and require all my attention! So this and my next few […]

Lasagne of Emilia-Romagna (Lasagne Verdi al Forno) (recipe)

Lasagne of Emilia-Romagna (Lasagne Verdi al Forno) (recipe)

I did it! I finally bit the bullet, pushed through my fear and made pasta! That’s right, thanks to Daring Bakers, I have finally achieved something that I’ve wanted to do since starting this blog in 2006 πŸ™‚ With the late showing of this post […]

‘Raw’ Tomato & Macadamia Mozzarella Linguine (recipe)

‘Raw’ Tomato & Macadamia Mozzarella Linguine (recipe)

When I first learnt about Chef Spotlight Dinners organised by Joelen of Joelen’s Culinary Event I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to showcase another raw dish and to learn about those chefs who specialise in preparing (and popularizing) raw cuisine. Among the key […]

“You Won’t Be Single For Long” Vodka Cream Pasta (recipe)

“You Won’t Be Single For Long” Vodka Cream Pasta (recipe)

I first learnt about this Rachael Ray dish on Oprah and I won’t lie, as a single girl, the name roped me right in πŸ™‚ A dish that practically guarantees a proposal? Where can I sign up?! Sadly I have not had a chance to […]

Independence Day Menu 2007

Independence Day Menu 2007

Happy Independence Day to all the Trini readers and passersby πŸ˜€ Hard to believe but our nation has now been free of colonial rule for 45 years! πŸ˜€ My menu inspiration today is the old red, white, and black. I’ll be making: β€’ Sarina’s Independence […]

Gnocchi Pomodoro (recipe)

Gnocchi Pomodoro (recipe)

I did it! I finally did it! I made gnocchi!! πŸ˜€ If you have been a reader of TriniGourmet since its early days you’ll know that making homemade pasta has been one of my biggest desires and one of my biggest fears. I still don’t […]

Bagna Romano (recipe)

Bagna Romano (recipe)

My anchovy fixation continues and everyone in my home is loving it! This recipe for Bagna Romano couldn’t be any simpler. Pasta, anchovies, garlic and cheese. That’s it! The pasta is so delicious it is a meal in itself! From: Cooking with Three Ingredients: Flavorful […]

Baked Ziti with Cauliflower: Ziti Gratinati (recipe)

Baked Ziti with Cauliflower: Ziti Gratinati (recipe)

There is something about the dishes that I’ve tried so far from America’s master chef Mario Batali. Something very clean, simple and almost spartan. I really appreciate how his recipes allow the flavours of his ingredients to shine, and how he creates an interplay of […]

Penne with Broccoli, Garlic, and Pecorino (recipe)

Penne with Broccoli, Garlic, and Pecorino (recipe)

Anchovies? Anchovies?!? I can’t believe I’m cooking with anchovies! I had sworn them off years ago after a disastrous pizza suggestion in the US (my first encounter with them). However over the last few months repeated viewing of the Food Network and Rachael Ray started […]

Pasta with Basil, Tomatoes and Lemon Zest (recipe)

Pasta with Basil, Tomatoes and Lemon Zest (recipe)

I’m trying to make a greater effort to consistently take part in Weekend Herb Blogging (hosted this time around by its founder Kalyn). This week I thought I would focus on basil – mainly because its an herb that we grow at home and I […]

BBM 2.0 – Tagliatelle with Mushrooms

BBM 2.0 – Tagliatelle with Mushrooms

In my Blogging by Mail package was a package of odd looking brown noodles. I wasn’t sure at first what they were. From the italian text I could figure out it was pasta, but with mushrooms? Was i reading it wrong? Turns out I wasn’t! […]

Trinidad Macaroni Pie (recipe)

Trinidad Macaroni Pie (recipe)

    Trinidad Macaroni Pie. I had often wondered if there is such a thing in a definitive sense, however I have gotten so many hits with that as a search term that I now have to believe that there is. Coupled with the fact […]

Making Homemade Pasta (excitement and trepidation)

Making Homemade Pasta (excitement and trepidation)

Ever since I read a memoir about homemade noodles in Bridges journal several years ago I have been enthralled by the idea of making my own pasta. Still, I am yet to do so. Why? Mainly intimidation. what if I bomb? What if i make […]