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October 19th, 2020

Pasta Cream Bean Dream from Ainsley Harriott's Meals in Minutes

A really nice fast dinner. We love what the Brits call runner beans, and the French call haricots coco plat, and we learned to eat as snijbonen in the Netherlands. I used full-fat crème fraîche. And... read more >


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Beard on Pasta

By James Beard
Random House Value Publishing - 1994

January 10th, 2016 (edited 26th May 2016)

I think this may be one of the first serious books on pasta aimed at the general cooking public published in the US (1983). It's a good read (it is James Beard after all). There are lots of "standard" pasta recipes, and lots of new-to-me variations. I haven't cooked from it yet, but looking forward to it.
Fresh pasta: Barbara Kafka's Buckwheat Noodles, Avocado Pasta, several versions of ravioli
Dry pasta: Chêvre-Tomato Spaghetti, Orzo Soufflé.
A keeper.