Carlisle Vaz

Carlisle Vaz

A business graduate from the Institute of Business Management, and a soon-to-be chef in the making.

Penne Arrabbiata with Marinara Sauce

When cooking Italian food, it is always good to spend some time in deciding what pasta should be used. This recipe is sauce based and penne pasta will work best with it. The sauce clings on to the exterior surface of the pasta and also accumulates inside each pasta piece ensuring that each bite has a bit of everything in it. Spaghetti or linguini is not a good choice for such a dish as the sauce simple runs off the surface of the pasta and settles at the bottom of the bowl or serving platter instead. So let us start. Ingredients Penne ...

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Pasta lover alert: Here comes Ravioli!

Ravioli is a very easy dish to make, and serves as a complete meal in itself. However, elbow grease is involved – especially in the making of the pasta – but a pasta machine can be used as well. The best thing about ravioli is that you can pretty much stuff it with anything. It works very well with seafood, but below is a vegetarian take on the same dish.  Ingredients: For the ravioli dough: 2 tablespoons flour 1 egg A pinch of salt and black pepper For the stuffing: 2 cloves of garlic 1/2 onion (finely chopped) A handful of Mushrooms 1 tomato 3 tablespoons paneer (cheese) Olive oil For the butter sauce: 2 tablespoons butter 2 ...

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