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Pasta alla sardella, the first Calabrian dish that can be prepared in 5 minutes. Better than deviled with a sciuè sciuè sauce – Gordon Ramsay’s version

spaghetti with sardine

spaghetti with sardine

Pasta with sardine it is a typical dish of Calabrian cuisine which in dialect is called ‘pasta cu a sardella’. It is one of the most loved and appreciated recipes by the inhabitants of the southern Italian region. This is a first that you can find exclusively in the restaurants of Calabria. In fact, only in this place is sardella produced, which is a spicy sauce based on chilli pepper, salt and juvenile sardines.

In the past this sauce was called the caviar of the poor. Today this sauce can easily be found in specialized supermarkets or on the internet, as long as you don’t go to Calabria for holidays and stock up on it for the whole year. Spicy and good, it far surpasses the flavor of the Apulian devila or assassina which is so fashionable today. Above all, it is a very simple and quick dish to make. So let’s see how it’s done

Pasta with sardine


  • spaghetti 400 g
  • pilchard 5 tablespoons
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • garlic 2 cloves
  • bread crumbs


The first thing to do to prepare pasta with sardine is to fry the garlic, cut very thinly, in plenty of extra virgin olive oil. When the garlic is golden, remove the pan from the heat, wait a couple of minutes and add the pilchard dissolving it gently in hot oil, over medium heat. Drain the pasta al dente and dip it into the pan in which the sauce was melted. Add a handful of breadcrumbs and mix quickly. Your pasta with sardine it is ready to be served. Enjoy it very hot, as soon as it is ready. Enjoy your meal.

Read also: Pasta and chickpeas with mushrooms, Super creamy without butter or cream, the secret is in the cooking water

spaghetti with sardine



Pasta alla Bisanzio, nothing but tomato. Ready in just 10 minutes, it’s a delicious and creamy lunch-saving recipe – Gordon Ramsay’s version

Byzantium-style pasta

Byzantium-style pasta

Byzantium-style pasta It’s a classic dinner-saving recipe. It’s one of those dishes to cook when you have guests at home and you didn’t even know it. It will have happened to everyone at least once. Maybe you’ve thought about make do with leftovers from the day before, or with a sandwich, and you don’t have any pan on the stove. Don’t worry, we have the recipe for you. They will only take us 10 minutes, the cooking time of the pasta, but you will still make a great impression. The pasta shapes we recommend for this recipe are half penne or zitior in any case short pasta.

Pasta alla Bisanzio


  • extra virgin olive oil 5 tablespoons
  • grain 4 tablespoons
  • tomato puree 500 g
  • semolina pasta 280 g
  • cherry tomatoes 20
  • basil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • garlic 2 cloves


The first thing to do to prepare Byzantium-style pasta is to put the peeled garlic and two tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil in a pan. When the garlic is golden brown you can pour in the tomato puree. Rinse the cherry tomatoes under running water and cut them into wedges. Add the cherry tomatoes to the pan, season with salt and cook for 5 minutes over high heat. Bring plenty of lightly salted water to the boil in a pan, add the pasta, cook it and drain it al dente.

Tip the pasta into the pan, mix for 3 minutes over high heat, then add the parmesan, a few basil leaves, flavor with freshly ground pepper and season with the remaining raw oil. Transfer to a serving dish and serve immediately. Your Byzantium-style pasta it is already ready to be served. This mix of tomato puree and cherry tomatoes will give a lot of flavor to your dish. Simple but quality ingredients. As well as cheese, basil and pepper, which always make everything tastier. The sauce is prepared while you boil the pasta, making everything very quick.

Read also: Pasta and chickpeas with mushrooms, Super creamy without butter or cream, the secret is in the cooking water

Byzantium-style pasta



Crumbled with jam (ready to cook in 15 minutes!) – Gordon Ramsay’s version

sbriciolata alla marmellata

There Crumbled with jam it’s a sweet cake exquisite, variant of the classic Nutella crumble; Imagine two layers Of crunchy crumbs Of shortcrust pastry they contain a soft filling of jam! A goodness from the rustic flavour And fruity ready to bake for 15 minutes!

crumbled with jam

How many times does it happen to want of Tart but you have short while to roll out the dough and make stripes? Here it is Crumbled jam and the very quick solutionThe dough is made crumbling by hand all the ingredients and you can make it with or without butter ; in this case you even can also skip resting in the fridge! For the stuffed You can choose jam you preferI love strawberry jam, but it’s also delicious Crumbled with apricot jam! From this basic version, you can also create variationsfor example add one layer of ricotta on which to place the jam, just like the ricotta and jam tart! Only attention, enjoy it when you are well cooled so that you can cut the slices well! Just like the apple crumble and the ricotta crumble, the jam crumble is also excellent. for all occasions: breakfast, snack And dessert! Trust me, me too children they will love it!

Jam crumble recipe


Preparation Cooking Total
15 minutes 30 minutes 45 minutes


Quantity for 6 people – one 22cm mould

  • 300 g of ’00 flour
  • 1 whole egg
  • 150g of granulated sugar
  • 110 g of cold butter (which you can replace with 80 ml of seed oil)
  • 1/2 sachet of baking powder
  • vanilla (1 sachet or 1 tablespoon of extract)
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 300g of jam of your choice


How to make crumbled jam

First of all, combine flour, sifted yeast, salt, sugar, vanilla, egg and cold butter in pieces or oil in a bowl.

Then crumble the mixture with your hands until you obtain many large crumbs.

Then line a cake pan with baking paper and divide the crumb mixture in half.

Place one part in the fridge (only if you made it with butter) add the other to the pan, compacting the bottom and edges very well, until you create a shell:how to make jam crumble

Finally add the jam previously mixed with a spoon and level well.

Then add the rest of the crumbled dough on top, crumbling a little more.

At this point, cook in a preheated static oven at 180° in the central part of the oven for approximately 30 minutes.

After the indicated time, remove from the oven and leave to rest in the pan for 10 minutes.

Then remove from the mold and leave to cool completely for at least 3 – 4 hours

Here it is ready Crumbled with jam

crumbled jam

You can store for about 3 – 4 days at room temperature or in the fridge.

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