Pasta with Sun-dried Tomato Basil Pesto

Pasta with Sun-dried Tomato Basil Pesto

A couple of days ago, I posted the recipe for Sun-dried Tomato Basil Pesto. The first dish I used it in is this wonderful Pasta. All I needed to do was to toss the cooked Pasta in the Pesto, and voila! my lunch was ready. The best part about this Pasta

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Sun-dried Tomato Basil Pesto

Sun-dried Tomato Basil Pesto

This recipe for Sun-dried Tomato Basil Pesto is a result of my recent travels to beautiful sun-kissed Southern Italy. Italy is a country I love for many reasons; the sheer natural beauty, the history,  the architecture, the music, and of course, the food. I have been blessed to visit Italy at leisure

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Bocconcini Tomato and Basil Salad with Balsamic Vinegar Dressing

Bocconcini Salad with Tomato and Basil and Balsamic Vinegar Dressing

I made this classic Bocconcini Salad with Tomato and Basil Salad with Balsamic Vinegar Dressing yesterday for lunch. I was working from home and it was just too hot to eat a regular lunch, so made this salad at the spur of the moment. 🙂 Actually while I made the salad on a whim,

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Penne in Fresh Basil and Walnut Pesto

I had written about the Fresh Pesto with Basil and Walnuts a couple of days ago. Here is one way you can use this sauce with a pasta. I used Penne for only one reason; it was the pasta I had on hand. 🙂 What I like best about this recipe is

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Basil Walnut Pesto for Pasta

As I am a vegetarian, whenever I travel abroad, an Italian restaurant is what I look for as I know that I will get delicious vegetarian food here. After all, there are only so many vegetarian sandwiches one can eat and I am not a fan of McDonald’s. One of my

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Spaghetti in a Roasted Tomato, Basil and Ricotta Cheese Sauce

The Hindu month of Shravan can be a bit overwhelming because it is crowded with Indian food. Midway through Shravan we always have a craving for different kid of food and this year was not different. So we decided to make Pasta for a change midway last week and what a wonderful change

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