Category Archives: Pasta

Ratatouille & Sweet Italian Chicken Sausage

Strolling through a farmer’s market recently, I had some random memories of taking my cousins to see the Disney/Pixar film, Ratatouille, several years ago. The star was a cute rat that also happened to be a chef. I realize it was just an animated movie with a very imaginative plot … but I remember being pretty impressed with the cooking scenes nonetheless. As the movie title suggested, ratatouille was a highlighted dish. While I looked through the veggies in the market, my whimsical state of mind lead me to creating this recipe.

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La Pasta Vegan Cheese Ravioli & Eggplant Sauce

I went to a food show a few weeks ago and while I wanted to eat everything in sight, I had to pace myself since I have dietary restrictions. Many of my friends do as well, so I tried to hone in on some companies whose products catered to that audience. La Pasta was one of them.  Continue reading

Greek Pasta Salad

My aunt asked me to make a pasta salad for our family Memorial Day BBQ to accompany everything that she’ll be grilling. One of my friends suggested pasta with Italian salad dressing, olives, tomatoes, etc. which sounded great. With that in mind, I came across this Greek pasta salad recipe that tied in some components of what my friend recommended along with a homemade fresh herb dressing. Continue reading