Mamma’s Spaghetti Pomodoro

In honor of World Pasta Day 2017, Chef Bruno Serato, author of the new book, “The Power of Pasta: A Celebrity Chef’s Mission to Feed America’s Hungry Children,” shares a favorite recipe.                     1 tablespoon olive oil 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 pound peeled tomatoes […]

Massas para Crianças do Mundo Todo – Um Currículo Nutricional e Culinário para Crianças

  Pasta for Children Around the World is now also available in Portuguese. Pasta For Children Around the World is a food and cooking curriculum that awakens children’s excitement and interest in food and cooking — and pasta! Its four lessons teach children about healthy eating, simple cooking, and healthy pasta meals from countries around […]

Fritos de Massa e Bacalhau – Portugal

 (Fried Cod and Pasta) 225 grams (1⁄2 pound) pasta, cooked al dente 225 grams (1⁄2 pound) cod 7 tablespoons butter, melted Pinch salt and pepper 1 tablespoon diced parsley 1 onion, diced Bread crumbs 1 tablespoon olive oil Boil the cod for 10 minutes and pull apart into pieces. Put the cod pieces into a […]

Spaghetti with Tomatoes and Tuna – Venezuela

500 grams (1pound) spaghetti 1 onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 can tuna fish, drained 4 ripe tomatoes, peeled and diced Salt and pepper to taste Hot pepper flakes or hot sauce (optional) Sauté the onion and garlic in olive oil until the garlic is golden. Add the tuna in […]

Pasta with Parmigiano Reggiano – Uruguay

450 grams (1 pound) linguine or tagliatelle 230 grams (1 cup) grated, fresh Parmigiano Reggiano cheese 3–4 tablespoons butter or extra-virgin olive oil Nutmeg, to taste Salt and pepper to taste Add the pasta to salted boiling water and cook until al dente. Drain but reserve one cup of the pasta water. Return the empty […]

Fresh Pomodoro Pasta, White Beans and Olives – United States

225 grams (1⁄2 pound) whole-wheat pasta shells, tubetti, ziti or rigatoni 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 15-ounce can cannellini beans, rinsed 1 large garlic clove, minced 450 grams (1 pound) diced ripe tomatoes (about 3 cups) 1⁄4 cup pitted (see Tip) and chopped oil-cured black olives 1⁄2 cup sliced fresh basil 1⁄4 teaspoon kosher […]

Vegetable Pasta With Tomato Sauce – Turkey

250 grams (1⁄2 pound) spinach and tomato animal shaped pasta 30 grams (2 tablespoons) olive oil 4-5 garlic cloves, minced 1 zucchini, peeled and sliced 1 carrot, sliced 1 kilogram (2.2 pounds) tomatoes, peeled and chopped 1 teaspoon sugar Salt to taste 15 grams (1 tablespoon) parsley, minced Put the olive oil into a large […]

Linguine with Cocoa Powder – Spain

500 grams (1 pound) egg linguine 250 grams (8 ounces) cottage cheese 50 grams (1⁄4 cup) grated Parmesan cheese or Gruyère cheese 75 grams (1⁄3 cup) butter 1 spoonful sweet cocoa powder Salt, pepper, and cinnamon to taste Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water. Meanwhile, mix the cottage cheese with […]

Spaghetti with Tomatoes and Basil – Italy

650 grams (1 1⁄2 pounds) spaghetti 450 grams (1 pound) tomatoes (preferably San Marzano) 2 1⁄2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons minced white onion 10 basil leaves 4 tablespoons grated Parmigiano Reggiano Salt and pepper to taste 1. Dip the tomatoes into boiling water for about ten seconds and place in a bowl of […]

Pasta Salad with Hot Sauce – Iran

500 grams (1 pound) vegetable fusilli 5 tablespoons olive oil 10 small pickled cucumbers, chopped 5–6 baby ears of corn, cut into rings 30–45 grams (2–3 tablespoons) finely minced parsley leaves 1 can tuna 1 fresh chili pepper Salt and pepper to taste 2–3 teaspoons lemon juice 1. Boil the fusilli in salted water with […]