Spicy Shrimp over Pappardelle

Whenever im using pappardelle pasta i know i’m in for a treat! To me pappardelle is the epitome of pasta elegance. Anytime pappardelle is in play i know im in store for a slow roasted ragu or hearty braised beef dish but sometimes when i’m thinking light but comforting i jump over immediately to scallops…

Double Garlic Fideo w/ Grilled Eggplant

Fideo pasta is something really neat. At first glance it seems to be spaghetti just cut into eighth but, unlike most pasta this one is toasted in olive oil prior to drying. What’s also unique about it is it can be simmered in a sauce to cook since it is such a smaller, thinner noodle….

Pistachio Pesto Fettuccini with Shrimp.

I’m feeling a little bit under the weather and as much as that sucks I try and look for some silver lining. The only thing that makes being sick not a total bust is naps, tea and spicy food. Now I have to be really sick for a couple of bad things to get in…

Italian Chicken

So I was in the mood for Italian chicken and by name I can only name a few right off the top of my head chasseur, cacciatore, marsala. So I decided to do some recon. Often times I’m very indecisive with what I want to make. Especially if its not for a shoot. I’ll even…

Trottole Alfredo

Sometimes things just have to be kept simple. Sometimes on a cool evening and for a little pick me up, I just need some classic alfredo. No frills and fuss. Just straight to the point with a nice crusty bread is just to die for. This recipe Is super easy it goes as a simple…

Crawfish and Shrimp Penne in Cream Sauce

The combination of crawfish, creamy Alfredo sauce and noodles is always a winner in my book. Its comforting and warm and hearty. I started this recipe with the anticipation of it being strictly crawfish penne but I got some awesome shrimp at the meat market I just couldn’t resist. I often times make this crawfish…