Satiate your craving for pasta with this special Italian recipe from Barilla marking 140 years of pasta-making
The next time you have a craving for Italian food, simply satiate your fix with a special pasta recipe from Barilla.
Better yet, it takes you less than 15 minutes and voila!
A piping hot plate of Spaghetti with Spicy Lady’s Fingers and Basilico Sauce is yours to dig in – in no time and with minimal fuss.
This year, Barilla celebrates 140 years of pasta-making and commemorates this milestone with Chef Michele Pavanello from OTTO Ristorante.
Both joined hands to come up with a special Italian recipe with a local twist – Spaghetti with Spicy Lady’s Fingers and Basilico Sauce.
Spaghetti with Spicy Lady’s Fingers and Basilico Sauce
This quick fix makes for a perfect weeknight dinner as it takes minimal time to prepare this. Simple and yet full of flavour, this recipe has humble origins as a farmer’s dish.
The recipe for this special Italian recipe can be found below.
As with Barilla’s philosophy in staying true to the brand’s Italian roots and wholesome nutrition, Chef Pavanello retained the traditional flavours. At the same time, he put a local spin on this dish by using lady’s fingers, a vegetable commonly found in local grocery stores and markets.
Born in Treviso, Italy, Michele Pavanello is an award-winning Italian specialty chef committed to serving the finest food for his diners. He joined OTTO in 2008 as resident chef due to an opportunity to work with his mentor and culinary muse Giacomo Gallina again.
In 2009, the well-known chef then became Executive Chef and Partner at OTTO Ristorante. Before OTTO, Michele helmed the kitchens at Pontini and Il Lido as well as other Italian restaurants worldwide.
Barilla’s long-running history
Having made pasta for 140 years, Barilla’s iconic blue boxes and packages have become synonymous with pasta in supermarkets not only in Italy but Singapore and across the world.
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Italy’s number one pasta brand produces more than 150 varieties of pasta and selling 1.8 million tonnes of this staple yearly. The brand owes its global success to the heritage of passion and commitment to bring quality, healthy food to the people.
As the established brand dedicates itself to bringing pasta of premium quality to consumers, Barilla is poised to celebrate even more years of exceptional pasta-making.
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