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Welcome back to our good old friend, Meat Free Monday. Wholesome Patisserie has created another great recipe - meat free - full of veggies, and perfect for dinner tonight. With Penne, Basilico sauce, veggies, and lots of cheese, you can't really go wrong. http://wholesomepatisserie.com/savoury/tomato-spinach-cheese-pasta-bake/
Are you looking for a fresh and delicious Sunday lunch? Look no further- this recipe for Angel Hair with anchovy, cabbage and sundried tomatoes is perfect for the occasion. INGREDIENTS: ? 375g Barilla angel hair ? 2 garlic cloves, chopped ? 6 anchovy fillets ? 40g capers ? 300g savoy cabbage, sliced ? 100ml extra virgin olive oil ? 1 fresh chili, sliced ? 50g sundried tomato, sliced ? 80g Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, grated ? 80g pistachio, chopped ? Rock salt, for pasta water METHOD: 1. Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil. 5 grams of salt per litre of water. 2. In the meantime, in a fry pan, add half the olive oil and gently cook the garlic, chili, anchovies and capers. 3. Once golden, add a small ladle of boiling cooking water to the pan and keep aside. 4. Drop your pasta into the boiling water. 5. After 3 minutes add the cabbage. Finish cooking your pasta as per instructions on pack. 6. Once ready, drain your pasta and toss it with garlic and caper mixture, the rest of the oil, add sundried tomato, Parmigiano Reggiano and stir together 7. Serve hot sprinkle with chopped pistachios.
Finally, Friday night (pasta night) is here. Enjoy :)
Are you trying to get more vegetables into your diet? Wholesome Patisserie has a great recipe for delicious and veggie packed Gluten Free Spaghetti with Arrabbiata sauce. The blog post comes complete with easy to follow steps, so you'll be cooking up a vegetable storm in no time! http://wholesomepatisserie.com/savoury/gluten-free-vegetable-spaghetti-bowl/
Did you know the word Lasagne comes from the latin word lasanum - meaning pot! Are you in the mood for Lasagne now? Our Salmon and Pesto Lasagne is mouthwatering, and the seafood and Pesto keep it fresh and summery, why not try it this weekend? https://www.barilla.com/en-au/recipes/lc/lasagne-with-salmon-sauteed-vegetables-and-pesto-genovese
Flash back to our last photo shoot! Our Executive Chef Andrea Tranchero and food stylist Penny are hard at work :)
Have you made potato salad with Pesto Genovese and sundried tomatoes yet? You really should. Watch how to do it here.
Today marks the Epiphany - a feast day that celebrates Jesus as the human son of God. It is commonly called Befana (after La Befana) and a national holiday in Italy with many towns and cities holding parades and festivities.
Be sure to leave a stocking out for La Befana tonight! In Italian folklore, Christmas presents are delivered by La Befana - an old witch who got lost on Christmas and couldn't find the manger. On January 5th, the night before the Epiphany, she delivers gifts, hoping that one of the children she gives a gift to will be Baby Jesus.
These cherry tomatoes are so beautiful - what's on your shopping list?
Need a dish to take to your neighbours New Year's Day BBQ? This Farfalle and Rocket Pesto with asparagus and cherry tomatoes is just the thing. Eat it hot or cold, everyone loves a Pesto pasta salad. INGREDIENTS: 375gr Barilla Farfalle 1 jar Barilla Rocket Pesto 1 bunch asparagus, thinly sliced 2 spring onions, thinly sliced 1 punnet cherry tomatoes, quartered 50g pine nuts, toasted 100ml Extra Virgin Olive oil Rock salt, for pasta water Sea salt METHOD: — Bring plenty of water to the boil in a large pot. Once boiling, add rock salt - 5 grams per litre of water. — Heat oil in a large fry pan, add spring onions and cook for 2 minutes, then asparagus and cook for further 2 minutes, add one ladle of boiling water. — Drop the pasta into the water and stir. Cook according to the instructions on the pack. — Drain pasta 1 minute before the suggested cooking time and toss it with all ingredients for another 1 minute in fry pan. Remove from heat and add the Barilla Rocket Pesto, cherry tomatoes, stirring to combine. — Serve with a drizzle of Extra Virgin Olive oil and pine nuts.
Wishing you a safe and Happy New Year!
Are you entertaining over the holiday season? We have some great salad ideas! This Risoni salad with smoked Ocean Trout and Pesto Genovese tastes amazing. Why not try it for yourself…
We have some ideas, but we want to know what you think. Name your favourite 3 ways to use our delicious Pesto! www.barillaloves.com.au/pesto
Do you have leftover Christmas ham? We have the solution - a delicious Fusilli, Mushroom and Ricotta pasta with Christmas Ham in it!
Wishing you and your loved ones a very Merry Christmas!
Enjoy the festive season :)
Is your Christmas shopping under control?
Christmas is just a few days away and at this time of year the day's fly by! Have you decorated your tree? When does your family decorate the Christmas tree? http://www.countryliving.com/home-design/decorating-ideas/tips/g1251/trim-christmas-trees-1208/
The winners of Day 12 - a year's supply of pasta- from our #12daysofxmas16 giveaway are.... Natasha Andrews and Amy Webb. Congratulations!! Thank you to everyone who entered :)
We love our Elbows! This recipe for Gluten Free Elbows with Napoletana sauce, salami and baby spinach is so tasty, it's sure to be a crowd pleaser, and you can’t even tell the pasta is Gluten Free!
A big congratulations to Izabella Del Papa and Michal Lim, the lucky winners of our Day 11 prize pack. Best of luck to everyone for the grand prize.. a year's worth of pasta!
The final prize of Barilla’s #12daysofXmas16 is a good one! TWO lucky winners will win a year’s supply of Barilla’s pasta and sauce, together with some fun Barilla goodies, like an apron, pasta tin, timer and serving bowl. What a way to celebrate Christmas! Simply like the post, tag a friend below, letting us know why you want to give them the best Christmas present of all. Entries Drawn Monday,19th December. Good luck! LTPS/16/09474 * Barilla product in prize packs may vary slightly from what is photographed.
Have you tried Barilla's deliciously silky egg Tagliatelle? It tastes just like fresh pasta, but is conveniently stored in the pantry. This recipe for Tagliatelle with Veal Bolognese is so easy to make, and the final dish is superb. Find it in the pasta aisle at Woolworths.
Congratulations Lara McAulay and Cassandra Harris, you are our day 10 winners!
We are almost at the end of our #12daysofxmas16 giveaway, and we know some of the best pasta dishes come out of the oven. To celebrate, we’re giving away 2 Barilla pasta baking sets, including Barilla Cannelloni, Lasagne, Ricotta sauce and a gorgeous Le Creuset baking tray. All you have to do is like this post, comment below, tagging who you would like to share this Barilla pasta baking set with and why. You and your friend could take home the two sets. Entries close at 11:59pm AEDT tonight. Good luck! * Barilla product in prize packs may vary slightly from what is photographed.
A big congratulations to Donna Bennett and Krystal Haidley, our day 9 winners!
If you’re as passionate about pasta as we are, and love all varieties, then this prize is for you. Today is day 10, and there are 2 lavish mixed hampers up for grabs, each containing varieties from our classic Blue Box, La Collezione, Whole Grain, Gluten Free and sauce ranges. We’ve thrown in an apron, timer and beautiful serving bowl. Just click share on this post, then comment below, tagging who you’d like to share this lavish mixed Barilla hamper with and why. You and your friend could take them home. Entries close at 11:59pm AEDT tonight. Good luck! LTPS/16/09474 * Barilla product in prize packs may vary slightly from what is photographed.
A big congratulations to Cassandra Lawler and Corina Wagenknecht our day 8 winners!
Today is day 9 and time to get creative with our premium La Collezione pasta hamper. Featuring distinctive shapes from the regions around Italy, this range helps you to create restaurant quality dishes at home. 2 lucky winners will each take home this delicious prize pack. Simply click share on this post, and comment below, tagging who you’d share this premium La Collezione hamper with and why. You and your friend could take them home. Entries close at 11:59pm AEDT tonight. LTPS/16/09474 * Barilla product in prize packs may vary slightly from what is photographed.
What's easy, quick and full of flavour? Spaghetti aglio e olio! Delicious al dente spaghetti, cooked to perfection, good quality extra virgin olive oil, fresh diced garlic, some chilli for heat, top off with some flavoursome and colourful chopped herbs and freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano. Or don't add the cheese for a #vegan meal the whole family can enjoy. This scrumptious looking dish by @kristina_nina_ is making us hungry!
This Pasta Faggioli e Finnocchi (Ditaloni, bean and fennel) soup is just what the doctor ordered! The definition of soul food, each delicious mouthful is sure to warm your belly. An interesting flavour mix by @bakersmithprojects we will definitely be trying at home ☺️👌🏼
What better way to celebrate #meatfreemonday than with [pasta] healthy and filling mushrooms?! @dimacoolinar has created this absolutely stunning Tortiglioni with Porcini & Oyster mushrooms. Al dente Tortiglioni, textured mushrooms and fresh herbs on top. Simple, elegant and full of flavour 👌🏼👌🏼
This seafood Tagliatelle dish looks so good! Juicy prawns, smoked salmon, fresh herbs and rich egg pasta! @akikotranchero is making our mouths water!
Saturday lunch is looking good! Gluten Free Spaghetti (tastes like normal pasta - just ask @the_thriving_elephant) and our delicious Pesto Genovese, fresh baby spinach, juicy cherry tomates and kalamata olives for some salty flavour, de-lish!
F is for Farfalle and Fresh and Friday. Fresh Farfalle Friday in a salad. Colourful red, yellow and orange cherry tomatoes, vibrant spanish onion, a dusting of herbs and creamy feta on top, @inbalkl has Fresh Farfalle Friday down pat!
This beautiful looking dish has an Asian twist (no pun intended). Al dente Fettucine, succulent braised pork belly and fresh mushrooms cooked in Miso sauce… Love a fusion dish @reubenwenhao does it again!
Another delicious pasta dish by @sarahlianhan and @stopwiththefoodphotos! Tasty twists of Casarecce cooked to perfection, tossed with fresh, healthy green and white zucchini and seasoned with chilli for a bit of spice. Easy and quick for a Wednesday night. Bellissimo 😍👌🏼
Next step, juicy cherry tomatoes, fresh beautiful New Zealand Green Mussels and some Italian parsley. Almost time for our talented students to plate up @andreatrancherochef
Spaghetti No.5 transferred from salted water into Amatricana sauce. Our students are learning fast! Bellissimo @andreatrancherochef
Sicilian style rolls and clams in the making. Our students are doing very well 👌🏼👌🏼
Second course... Swordfish rolls, Sicilian style, with Arrabbiata sauce and fennel. Another delicious meal by @andreatrancherochef
Class is in action! Students at the Barilla Cooking School working on their Spaghetti with Green Mussels and Amatricana Sauce
First course is served at the Barilla Cooking School at the Auckland Seafood School... Spaghetti with Green Mussels, Amatricana Sauce and Lemon
On the menu tonight we have Spaghetti with Green Mussels, Amatricana Sauce and Lemon at the Barilla Cooking School at the Auckland Seafood School... Our Executive Chef @andreatrancherochef will be showing tips and tricks to make home cooking simple, easy and faster
Gluten Free Penne... Looks the same... Tastes the same. Try it for yourself at the Auckland Gluten Free Food & Allergy Show
Get it while it's hot. Gluten Free Elbows and Basilico sauce at the Auckland Gluten Free Food and Allergy Show 👍🏽 #barillaaus #glutenfree #number1initaly #auckland @andreatrancherochef
Friday night calls for silky egg pappardelle and hearty ragu. Thank you @secondhelping for making us all jealous of your delicious meal. 😍 Dreaming of every rich, succulent mouthful. Ragu and egg pasta... perfect match 👌🏼
This deliciously healthy pasta looks absolutely to die for. An interesting mix of salad and pasta, @self_chief_cook has us excited. Fresh and healthy greens, crisp celery, juicy tomato and always a family favourite, classic al dente Spaghetti No. 5. Buon Appetito!
Feel like a tasty yet easy midweek meal? We have the answer! Al dente Penne Rigate, flavoursome Basilico sauce, throw in a bit of pork, fresh basil and a smattering of Parmigianno Regianno on top. Buon Appetito!
Thank you to @snapshotsoffood for sharing this beautiful creation with us. It looks too good to eat! If you live in Sydney you can learn how to do this yourself at the Casa Barilla Cooking School. Our extremely talented Executive Chef @andreatrancherochef will show you tips and tricks, and the best bit is you get to eat your creations. Book your place through our website now! 🍝👌🏼❤️
It's almost dinner time, time to start thinking about #meatfreemonday dinner options. @sarahlianhan has been thinking out of the box and created this amazing Vegetable Risoni. It's look delicious and is packed with vegetables! Imagine the first mouthful of rich tomato and hearty Risoni. Take your tastebuds for a ride!
Did you know... Barilla's sauces are all Gluten Free? Gluten Free pasta and sauce at the Brisbane Gluten Free Expo today. The whole family can enjoy! ✌️
Cooks and tastes just like real pasta. Come try our Gluten Free pasta at the Brisbane Gluten Free Expo this weekend 😊
A refreshing take on Friday night Spaghetti @concetta.cucarano has made this delectable Spaghetti with fresh cherry tomatoes, good quality olive oil, a generous helping of garlic and topped it off with basil. Dinner is served!
This Mushroom Fettuccine with Tarragon by @reubenwenhao looks absolutely to die for. Melt in your mouth delicious, with tender mushrooms, al dente Fettuccine, and a mild aniseed flavour from the tarragon. Such an interesting flavour sensation.
Hump day dreaming of this Pappardelle with chicken and Arrabbiata sauce. Tender chicken, a little bit of spice and silky egg pasta fresh hot from the pan. Dusted with parsley, what a delight!
Thank you to everyone who entered our Mother's Day competition. There were some deliciously creative entries, but a big congratulations goes to our winner @caroled9 for her Cacciatore Lasagne. Honourable mentions go to @eatwhatyouwantnloveit and @sarahlynskitchen. Please check your PM's so we can send out your prizes!
The weekend goes by so quickly, but luckily there is #meatfreemonday to look forward to! This delicious Orecchiette with mushrooms and asparagus is not only #vegetarian but also #vegan @sarahlianhan can cook for us any day! 👍🏽
Happy Mother's Day to all the mums out there 😍#barillalovesmum