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Cook broccoli in a delicious way: with baked pasta – Gordon Ramsay’s version

Cook broccoli in a delicious way: with baked pasta

Broccoli, often considered a simple side dish, can become protagonists of dishes rich in flavor and originality. In this article, we’ll dive into the world of broccoli, exploring creative and delicious ways to turn them into delicacies. Perfect for those who love food and wine, these dishes reveal the hidden potential of a vegetable as humble as it is versatile.

Broccoli in pasta version

Pasta with Broccoli: A RiviPasta Classic with broccoli and crunchy taralli, a very quick but delicious vegetarian first course!

Pasta with broccoli is a traditional dish, loved for its simplicity and rustic flavour. This version, however, introduces a touch of innovation, pairing broccoli with surprising ingredients, which enhance its flavor and add a new dimension to the dish.

Broccoli cream soup: the warm and enveloping recipe

Velvet soups, the symbolic dish of autumn, lend themselves magnificently to a revisitation with broccoli. In this recipe, broccoli intertwines with creamy sauces and croutons, creating a comforting yet innovative dish.

Baked recipes: broccoli is transformed

Broccoli au gratin, the light recipe without bechamel

Cooking broccoli in the oven is a simple but effective way to completely transform its flavor and texture. Seasoned with spices and herbs, broccoli becomes crunchy and irresistible, a perfect balance of taste and health.

H3: Broccoli flan, the easy and spectacular recipe

Broccoli flan is a dish that combines elegance and taste. Rich and satisfying, this dish transforms broccoli into a real delight, a meeting between the soft consistency of the flan and the strong flavor of the vegetable.

These dishes are not just recipes, but real ones gastronomic trips which show how a simple ingredient like broccoli can be transformed into something extraordinarily delicious. Whether it’s a comforting pasta dish or an elegant baked casserole, broccoli offers endless possibilities to delight the palate and surprise guests. With these recipes, the green vegetable earns a place of honor in modern cuisine, demonstrating that even the most humble ingredients can be the protagonists of unforgettable dishes.

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.

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spaghetti with sardine



Pasta with cream of potatoes and sausage, the recipe – Gordon Ramsay’s version

Pasta with cream of potatoes and sausage, the recipe

If with potatoes and sausage create a creamy, enveloping and tasty first course? No sooner said than done! Today’s recipe is a concentrate of flavour, we are in fact about to prepare the pasta with cream of potatoes and sausage. Specifically, I used half sleeves but any other pasta shape is fine! For example, paccheri or rigatoni are excellent alternatives. However, I would avoid long pasta because one of the tastiest things about this pasta is that the little pieces of sausage sneak inside. With long pasta, obviously, this couldn’t happen!

How to make pasta with cream of potatoes and sausage

But let’s get to the recipe for this incredible pasta with cream of potatoes and sausage. The process is easy and with a few small precautions even fast! For example, I advise you to cut the potatoes into fairly small pieces, so they will cook faster. Furthermore, it is better to boil them in a nice large saucepan full of water. This way, you can also cook pasta in the same water. All you need to do is drain the potatoes with a perforated ladle and then dip the pasta into the saucepan. The water will already be hot and previously salted!

A note on salt: go slowly because the sausageOnce browned, it becomes very tasty! In fact, I salted the water in which I cooked the potatoes and pasta very lightly. Furthermore, you must consider that to prepare the pasta with cream of potatoes and sausage, the boiled potatoes are blended together with milk and parmesan. The parmesan it adds flavor so in short, add salt a little at a time and taste!

Another tip: keep a nice glass of cooking water before draining the pasta. In fact, when you have to mix the pasta with cream of potatoes and sausage, you will need it to achieve the desired level of creaminess! And… last tip: stir away from the heat. By doing this you will obtain an even creamier and more enveloping pasta!

Everything is ready? Here we leave you some recipes to save for next time, but now… let’s cook!

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