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A Linguine Lover's Cookbook: 40 Pasta Dishes to Celebrate National Linguine Day on September 15th

A Linguine Lover's Cookbook: 40 Pasta Dishes to Celebrate National Linguine Day on September 15th

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A Linguine Lover's Cookbook: 40 Pasta Dishes to Celebrate National Linguine Day on September 15th

Length:
107 pages
22 minutes
Released:
Oct 20, 2020
ISBN:
9781005486440
Format:
Book

Description

From Liguria on the Italian Riviera, linguine translates as little tongues. Made from durum semolina flour, it is one the world’s oldest and most popular types of pasta.

These thin and flat noodles, developed approximately 400 years ago, are the perfect accompaniment to light and medium pasta sauces.

Every year, on September 15th the nation celebrates National Linguine Day and to honor this event we bring together an exciting collection of linguine recipes, guaranteed to get you twirling.

Team this ribbon pasta with chorizo, prawns, chicken, clams, lamb, or veggies and discover the perfect pasta dish to enjoy either as a main meal or lite bite.

Now you too can enjoy creating 40 of the best linguine pasta dishes – ideal to serve for friends, family, and of course on September 15th’s National Linguine Day!

If you like pasta, then A Linguine Lovers Cookbook is an ideal addition to your culinary collection!

Released:
Oct 20, 2020
ISBN:
9781005486440
Format:
Book

About the author

Martha is a chef and a cookbook author. She has had a love of all things culinary since she was old enough to help in the kitchen, and hasn’t wanted to leave the kitchen since. She was born and raised in Illinois, and grew up on a farm, where she acquired her love for fresh, delicious foods. She learned many of her culinary abilities from her mother; most importantly, the need to cook with fresh, homegrown ingredients if at all possible, and how to create an amazing recipe that everyone wants. This gave her the perfect way to share her skill with the world; writing cookbooks to spread the message that fresh, healthy food really can, and does, taste delicious. Now that she is a mother, it is more important than ever to make sure that healthy food is available to the next generation. She hopes to become a household name in cookbooks for her delicious recipes, and healthy outlook.Martha is now living in California with her high school sweetheart, and now husband, John, as well as their infant daughter Isabel, and two dogs; Daisy and Sandy. She is a stay at home mom, who is very much looking forward to expanding their family in the next few years to give their daughter some siblings. She enjoys cooking with, and for, her family and friends, and is waiting impatiently for the day she can start cooking with her daughter.


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Afterthoughts

Introduction

It’s time to get out those forks, start twirling and celebrate National Linguine Day on September 15th!

Do you know why there is such a variety of pasta shapes? It’s because the pasta’s size, weight, shape, and texture all contribute to the way in which it can hold the sauce.

For instance, long, flat strings of pasta are ideal with creamy sauces, while tubular, short pasta tends to work better with thicker and chunkier sauces.

Linguine is long and flat and compliments a wide range of meats, poultry, fish, seafood, and veggies including:

Spicy Turkey and Blue Cheese Linguine

Spanish Chorizo and Tomato Linguine

Garlic Salmon Linguine

Sicilian-Style Mahi-Mahi Linguine

Creamy Cajun Linguine

This versatile pasta pairs perfectly with so many different foods, it’s hard to choose just one linguine recipe to create. We think every day should be National Linguine Day!

Meat-Free

Creamy Cajun Linguine

Has your linguine got the blues? This Cajun seasoning will give this pasta dish lots of spice. It has a subtle heat and can jazz-up lots of different recipes.

Servings: 2

Total Time: 25mins

Ingredients:

5 ounces linguine

2 tbsp butter

1 tbsp shallot (minced)

1 tbsp garlic (peeled, minced)

1 tbsp Cajun seasoning

¼ cup white wine

1 tbsp fresh lemon juice

⅓ cup heavy cream

⅓ cup half and half

¼ cup Parmesan (freshly grated)

Freshly cracked black pepper

Chives (chopped, to garnish)

Directions:

1. Cook the pasta in boiling salted water until al dente. Drain.

2. In the meantime, prepare the sauce. Over moderate heat, in a pan, melt the butter. Add the shallot along with the garlic, and Cajun seasoning and stir for 60 seconds.

3. Pour in the white wine, and while occasionally stirring, cook for between 3-4 minutes.

4. Add the fresh lemon juice, stirring a couple of times, for 60 seconds.

5. Gradually add the heavy cream followed by the half and half, stirring slowly to combine. Cook for approximately 4-5 minutes, occasionally stirring.

6. Reduce the heat to low and continue to cook for 1-2 minutes until thickened.

7. Take the pan off the heat.

8. Add the grated Parmesan and stir to incorporate. Season with pepper, to taste.

9. Finally, stir in the cooked linguine, and toss to coat evenly.

10. Garnish with chives and serve.

Greek-Style Linguine

It's time to go Greek, with this mushroom, olive, and feta pasta dish. You’ll also have plenty of homemade Greek seasoning leftover to add Mediterranean flavor to future meals.

Servings: 4

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