Pasta & Empanadas Blog Archive

NOW OPEN RETAIL PEPERONATA PASTA & EMPANADAS

Now Open Peperonata Pasta and Empanadas retail location at 4141 S Tamiami Trail, "Chili's Plaza", next door to Trader Joe's and Sprint.


PEPERONATA PASTA in Whole Foods Market Florida

Thanks all the Whole Food Market customers who now are trying our fresh pasta in the State of Florida, US and make us one of the most selling product of this holidays season 2009 - 2010 Thanks to Whole Foods Market to make this possible.


Adrian & Marina Fochi
 
 

Bucatini All'Amatriciana Recipe

Bucatini All' Amatriciana - One of the oldest traditional Roman dishes

Ingredients:
1.75lb peeled tomatoes
1 lb Fresh Pasta Bucatini
½ lb Cubed bacon
½ medium onion chopped
Pecorino Romano Cheese
1 chilli Pepper
1 clove of garlic
Olive Oil
White wine

Preparation:
1 - Put the bacon and onion in a frying pan along with the garlic, oil and chilli pepper.
2 - Once the bacon starts to brown add a drop of white wine and simmer.
3 - Add tomatoes and cook for one hour on a low flame.
4 – Cook the Bucatini Fresh Pasta following label instruction, When done drain off the water and put the bucatini into a large bowl.
5 – Add the sauce on top of the pasta and Pecorino Romano Cheese on top
6 - Serve and ENJOY !
 

Cacio e Pepe Pasta Recipe

Cacio e Pepe Pasta

Ingredients:
2 lb fresh pasta spaghetti
3 1/2 cups Pecorino Romano cheese, finely grated (8 ounces)
6 tablespoons unsalted butter (3/4 stick) cut into tablespoon-size pieces
2 teaspoons coarsely ground black pepper

Preparation:
1 - Bring a large pot (at least 12 quarts) of salted water to a boil.
2 - Add fresh pasta and cook according to package directions.
3- Drain pasta, reserving 2 cups of the cooking water.
4 - Return pasta and cooking water to the pot and place over low heat.
5 - Add remaining ingredients and stir until cheese and butter have melted and formed a creamy sauce, about 5 minutes.
6 - Season with salt, and serve with additional cheese if desired.
7 - Serve and ENJOY ! 
 

Penne All’ Arriabiata Recipe

Penne All’ Arriabiata

Ingredients:
5 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp red chile pepper
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 red onion, finely chopped
1 28 ounce can plum tomatoes, put through sieve
salt
ground pepper
1 tsp red wine vinegar
1 lb penne fresh pasta

Preparation:
1 - Heat the oil in a large saute pan .
2 - Add the chile pepper to taste., garlic and onion, and cook gently for 2-3 minutes.
3 - Add the tomatoes and let them cook until the sauce is quite thick, about 20 minutes.
4 - Cook the penne fresh pasta according to package directions.
5 -Drain the pasta, reserving about 1/4 cup of the cooking water.
6 - Once the sauce has thickened, add the red wine vinegar and salt and pepper to taste.
7 - Add the drained pasta and the reserved pasta water a little at a time to the sauce until you get the consistency you look and toss to coat.
8 - Serve and ENJOY ! 
 

Empanadas are back

This Saturday in Sarasota Downtown Farmer Market we will bring EMPANADAS, Beef, Chicken and Spinach.

Fresh Pasta



Buy our Fresh Pasta
Direct from our new retail store: 4141 S. Tamiami Trail #13, Sarasota, FL 34231
 
Peperonata Fresh Pasta & Empanadas by Stef
Serving the South West Coast of Florida: Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Bradenton, Sarasota, Ana Maria, Long Boat Key, Siesta Key, Osprey, Nokomis, Venice and Punta Gorda.