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FALL IN PASTA WITH ME

5 SEDUCTIVE AND SIMPLE RECIPES FOR VALENTINE’S DAY (AND NOT) THAT WILL MAKE YOU LONG FOR MORE MOUTH-WATERING PASTA

What can be more romantic than pasta with meatballs, right?

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Pasta with meatballs? Nonna would be ashamed of you!

It’s time to say pasta la vista to your old premade jar sauce and dive into some of the most original Italian recipes.

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Become the new Superman and Wonderwoman of Valentine’s Day!

Superhero starter-pack: water, salt and olive oil!

No one to cook for? Not an issue. We found the perfect pasta-lady and pasta-gentlemen-chef to match your taste 😎

Last but not least: Read through and you will also have the superpower of pairing wine to your pasta!

1. Amore Of Pasta

Greenomic, Primo Chef, Pietro Gala

🍴Ingredients for two:

🍝250g Spaghetti

2 fresh chillies - it get’s spicy

1 or 2 garlic cloves - if you plan to close the night with a kiss, do mindful use of the garlic!

Parsil

⭐🤩 Creative ingredients: anchovy ($$) OR bread crumbs ($)

LET'S SPICE IT UP! 🌶️

WINE PAIRING: Dry and young white wines will do the trick!

Riesling 🇩🇪🇫🇷

Pinot gris 🇫🇷

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2. I love you more than CARB...onara, or maybe not

Greenomic, Compagnia degli Chef, Pietro Gala

🍴Ingredients for two:

250g Spaghettoni OR Bucatini

80g Guanciale - NEVER use bacon, this could really offend a roman

130g pecorino Romano - FORGET about Parmesan

2 egg yolks - NO cream in the carbonara, it’s a sin!!!

Grinded pepper

⭐🤩 Creative ingredient: artichokes ($$) OR zucchine ($) Trust us, these added ingredients are accepted by Roman people so you are safe and sound!

BECOME A CARBONARA-APPROVED CHEF!

WINE PAIRING:

White: Chablis 🇫🇷

Red: Saint Amour 🇫🇷

E DAJE!

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The mantecatura: the only possible way for the CARBONARA-finishing!

3. I POMadore you

Greenomic, Oggi, Pietro Gala

🍴Ingredients for two:

200g Spaghetti

400g Raw tomatoes ❤️

½ Onion 🤍

Basil 💚

⭐🤩Creative ingredient: burrata ($$$) OR rosemary ($) A little bit of rosemary or burrata as a finishing. Depending how deep in love you are with the other one… or with yourself! 😏😍

TO MA TchO talking, let'sa getta cooked!

WINE PAIRING:

Tomato is not wine's number one friend.

But remember red tomato, red wine!

Côtes-du-Rhône 🇫🇷

Chianti 🇮🇹

G N A M !

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4. A different pasta TUNAight

Pietro Gala, Chef in Camicia, Greenomic

🍴Ingredients for two:

200g Fusilloni OR whatever type of curled, thick pasta embraces the amazing creamy sauce you are about to create

200g canned tuna

100g fresh creme cheese

15g olive taggiasche - find an authentic Italian food shop and buy them - it’s worth it!

⭐🤩 Creative ingredients: lime AND/OR marjoram - LET'S GET EXOTIC

🐟TUNA CANNED, YOU CAN!💪🏻

WINE PAIRING:

A spicy red for sure: Pinot noir 🇫🇷 OR alternatively a dry, mineral white: from Roussillon, Provence, Corsica 🇫🇷, Vermentino 🇮🇹

5. ImPASTAble love

Greenomic, Che Donna, Pietro Gala

🍴Ingredients for two:

160g pasta - don’t worry, you won’t be hungry afterwards. Potatoes are carbs too!

70g carrot

70g celery

½ onion

65g lard 🐷🐷🐷

350g potatoes

10g tomato concentrate

Crust of Parmesan cheese

⭐🤩 Creative ingredients: mussels ($$$$) OR Provola cheese ($$)

Let a real Napoletanian guy show you how to do it!🤌🏻

WINE PAIRING:

Cheese calls for fruity red: Shiraz 🇫🇷

Mussels for a strong, dry and rich in minerals white: Pouilly-fumé 🇫🇷

I know what you are thinking: Pasta with potatoes?

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You will prove yourself wrong! And considering the preparation time needed it is a love declaration itself!

NOW YOU ARE A

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We may not bring Hugh Jackman or Monica Bellucci to your place, but at least we saved you from seasoning your pasta with ketchup!

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