Category Primi Piatti

Pasta Primavera Recipe

Hello Everybody! Today I have for you this delicious Pasta Primavera Recipe. Spring has finally arrived and I am ready for the warmer weather. Although it is still a bit cold outside, I thought I would get in the Spring spirit and enjoy this dish. Watch how I make this recipe in the video below or continue scrolling for the written recipe.


  • 1 lb. pasta, I used fusilli
  • 1 zucchini, cut into strips
  • 1 handful of asparagus, cut into thirds and peeled
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 cup peas
  • 1 green Italian long hot pepper, sliced
  • 3-4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 3-4 Tbsp. olive oil
  • salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste
  • fresh basil leaves
  • handful of parsley, chopped
  • pecorino cheese

Bring a pot o...

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St. Joseph’s Day Pasta Recipe

Hello everybody! Today I am sharing with you this easy St. Joseph’s Day recipe. St. Joseph’s Day is on March 19th and it is in celebration of St. Joseph, (San Giuseppe). The breadcrumbs are to resemble wood dust, since he was a carpenter. Anchovies are used in this recipe since it falls during Lent, so no meat can be used. Watch how I prepare this dish in the video below and/or continue reading for the written recipe.


  • 1 lb. mafaldine
  • 2 oz. anchovies
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/3 cup olive oil

Start by bringing a pot of water to a boil. Cook the pasta as per the package instructions. Save 4 ladles of the water used to cook the pasta before draining to use later.

To prepare the breadcrumbs, pour the olive oil into a frying pan and place over a medium flame...

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