Posts Tagged ‘pasta’

Gluten-free Pasta with Fresh Kale and Tomatoes

I bought some kale the other day thinking I would make soup out of it. While it still feels like winter where I live, it is June and a light pasta dish sounded like a better way to use these lovely greens. The dish is simple, a great way to get your greens, and you can easily add other ingredients to the recipe to suit your tastes or turn it into a heartier meal.

Carbonara by the Bowlful with Mushrooms and Chilies, Too!

My first bowl of spaghetti carbonara was eaten amongst friends in a compact student dorm in Eastern Finland. The chef was a British forestry student with a penchant for birding. He whipped up this quick dish using 5 simple ingredients: a box of spaghetti, diced ham, frozen peas, a splash of milk and a few eggs. Carbonara-style pasta has been a favorite ever since.

GF DF Pasta with Tuna and Olives

Several years ago, I found myself at a fancy Italian restaurant where I did not recognize a single dish on the menu. I ordered a simple Tuna dish with lemon, Kalamata olives, and parsley. Tonight, I was craving tuna-mac casserole, but what I wound up making brought back memories of that first dish.

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