Category: Pasta

Sep 03

Fresh Halibut, Pistachio & Cherry Tomato Fusilli

Canada turns 150 this year and families can feel fortunate for the many healthy and delicious local foods that inspire gatherings with great friends. In fact, more than eight out of 10 Canadians want to cook with more fresh, local or regional ingredients according to a recent study. Fortunately, celebrated Canadian chefs, like Toronto’s Cory …

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Jul 09

Recipe: Beef Strip Loin Medallion Stroganoff

Try your hand at restaurant-quality beef stroganoff with this simplified version featuring tender 100% Canadian AAA Angus beef, flavourful Portobello mushrooms and fresh garden herbs. Beef Strip Loin Medallion Stroganoff Serves 4 Prep Time: 5 min Total Time: 15 min Ingredients: • 1.5 lbs (680 g) 100% Canadian AAA Angus beef strip loin medallions • …

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Dec 15

Spaghetti Squash with Meatballs

Trade up from white pasta to nutritious spaghetti squash While we all want to make healthy food choices, it can be tough and time consuming to identify the best ingredients. Fortunately, making one or two changes can have a big impact on the nutritional value of a dish. “Swapping an ingredient or two in a …

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Nov 16

Barilla Caramelized Apple, Pumpkin, and Bacon Linguine

Celebrate apple season with this sweet and savoury recipe Apples are at their sweetest and juiciest this time of year, making them perfect for snacking or using in autumn-inspired dishes. But have you thought of adding them to your pasta? This easy recipe brings the taste of the season to your table with the unexpected …

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Nov 15

David Rocco’s Pasta Al Forno

Master entertainer and celebrity chef David Rocco has been a guest and host in homes all around the world. Here, he shares tips to ensure your holiday entertaining runs smoothly: Start things off right: Nothing says welcome like a festive beverage upon arrival accompanied by a make-ahead charcuterie platter of nibbles. Keep it simple: Create a crowd-pleasing, …

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Nov 14

David Rocco’s Pasta Al Burro Di Giovanni

With the daily pressures of work, home, school, and activities, putting a delicious and easy meal on the table can seem like a daunting task. As a father of three, celebrity chef and cookbook author David Rocco has mastered the family-friendly meal. When time is of the essence, he relies on tried-and-true pasta dishes that …

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Nov 13

Barilla Pronto Spaghetti with Balsamic Chicken

Whether you know your way around the kitchen like a chef or are still perfecting toast, we all face our share of culinary conundrums. Here’s a roundup of solutions to some common kitchen calamities: Does your water boil over? Place a spoon across the top of the pot to keep it from boiling over. Is …

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Jul 30

Dinner Ideas: Cheddar Chicken Noodles and Seasoned Green Beans

This recipe has become one of my family’s favorites. Not only does it please my picky four-year-old son but it also pleases my would-rather-be-eating-pizza husband. Pair this casserole with a side of seasoned green beans and dinner rolls for a tasty and healthy meal. Cheddar Chicken Noodles Ingredients: 2 cups cubed cooked chicken (can use …

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May 25

Spaghettini with Fresh Clams, Sausage, Cherry Tomatoes, Edamame, Chili and Flat Leaf Parsley

Western Canada features some of the most wholesome and delicious foods the country has to offer. With the summer months upon us, it is time to take advantage of these authentic Canadian ingredients. Take Catelli Ancient Grains pasta, for example. Made with 100% whole grain Canadian wheat, this non GMO verified pasta is blended with …

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May 22

Mustard Seed Tomato Curry Fusilli with Leafy Greens and Queso Fresco

We’ve all been there. You’re in the middle of a casual conversation with a group of friends in an unassuming environment, and before you know what’s happened, you’ve offered to host a dinner party. It sounded like a great idea at the time. And guess what? It still is. Sure to please, this fast and …

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