Pasta from star chefs: 5 simple and delicious recipes from important Italian chefs
For the World Pasta Day we want to celebrate the anniversary together with five important chefs who made this food great. The relationship between Italians and pasta is deep And rooted in the culture of the country.: pasta is considered one of the basic foods in Italy and plays a central role in Italian cuisine. We are known throughout the world for this passion and for the incredible variety of dishes we are able to create starting from a simple base. Let’s see them together simple and delicious recipes of five overtime star chefs and their vision of pasta at the table.
Pasta is the true distinctive feature of our cuisine
Lhaute cuisine has quite universal characteristics, especially nowadays: we have the sustainabilitythe rediscovery of traditionsL’avant-garde culinary. Then there are meanings that change depending on the tendency of the individual chef who chooses the path to follow. However, if there is a differentiation between the fine dining Italian and the foreign one is the constant presence of pasta. It is very rare that in a starred restaurant in our country there is a menu without pasta: we almost always find at least one dish so the combinations between the simple and poor product and the technique of a great chef are infinite. We have choosen five delicious dishes for World Pasta Day: five recipes to feel like a starred chef.
1. Bruno Barbieri’s baked carbonara
Chef Bruno Barbieri is one of the most popular television faces in Italy. Unique Masterchef judge always present in all editions, he was for years the most starred chef in Italy, then surpassed by Antonino Cannavacciuolo and Enrico Bartolini. Even though he no longer has a restaurant, he has a lot of fun on his social networks and on his website propose ideas And recipes always simple and tasty, like his baked carbonara.
It is a rich and tasty first course with the same ingredients as the symbolic dish of Roman cuisine, to which stracchino is added which will give the dish a creamy and super enveloping consistency, essential for its excellent success. There gratinating final in the oven will make everything even more crunchy and irresistible.
2. Antonia Klugmann’s fusilli, pumpkin and saffron
The former Masterchef judge is one of the most appreciated cooks of the world. Has 1 Michelin Star in a small village of only 358 inhabitants but it is revolutionizing Italian cuisine. Antonia Klugmann in his Embankment in Vencò offers territorial, bold and above all exquisite menus. Among the restaurant’s most popular dishes are these fusilli, pumpkin, saffron and artemisia that the chef suggested we make for New Year’s Eve but which are delicious 365 days a year.
3. Antonino Cannavacciuolo’s spaghetti with garlic, oil and chilli
He is probably the most loved chef in Italy: Antonino Cannavacciuolo has 3 Michelin Stars on Lake Orta, a result achieved “despite” the television appearances, always viewed with suspicion by the Red Guide, and “despite” the simple and readable menu. The awards have not affected the Vico Equense chef’s idea of cooking: he wants to do things very good, which can appeal to both the young avant-garde and the elderly grandmother. From this perspective we can include spaghetti with garlic, oil and chili pepper from Cannavacciuolo, a very simple dish that you can prepare at home. Hides a trick which makes these spaghetti creamy, delicious and very elegant. The perfect way to surprise guests while keeping tastes simple.
4. Ciccio Sultano’s spaghetti with sardines
A typical dish of Sicilian cuisine but seen through the eyes of a starred chef. Ciccio Sultano’s spaghetti with sardines is a delight that fully represents the cooking philosophy of the island chef, who was however born in Turin: a new idea of Sicily bringing out the whole history of the largest island in the Mediterranean. Both the menu of Cathedral of Ragusa, where it has 2 Michelin Stars, and that of Janus at W Rome, expresses Sultano’s strong vocation for tradition but entirely devoted to taste and technique. This pasta with sardines is very simplealmost homely, but there are some precautions that make the dish elegant and unique.
5. Peppe Guida’s Devotion
There are not many dishes that have such an evocative title: Peppe Guida’s spaghetti with tomato sauce has a name that is at the same time also a promise, the Devotion. It is one of the most famous dishes of the chef from Vico Equense, 1 Michelin Star toAntica Osteria Nonna Rosa: it’s so famous that it turned it into a street food format. This first course is the pinnacle of spaghetti with tomato sauce: it is delicious but essential, it is everything you could want from the dish. The recipe is also very simple to make and many people replicate it at home: the result is almost always very similar to the original one.