October 25th marks World Pasta Day! On this day, food lovers around the world pay tribute to the humble dish of pasta. Whether you’re a beginner home cook or a cooking enthusiast, pasta remains a well-loved staple food that provides the perfect blank canvas for tasty sauces, toppings and flavourings.
So to celebrate World Pasta Day, we’ve done a round-up of our 10 favourite recipes from YoRipe Home Cooks in Singapore! We’ve got classic flavours, as well as some fusion and local inspired dishes…
1. Aglio e Olio
This is a must-know recipe for every home cook! It’s simple, yet packs a punch with classic flavours of olive oil, garlic and herbs. Top with a bit of parmesan cheese and you’ve got yourself a winner!
2. Creamy Mala Pasta
Big fan of spicy food? This dish gets it spice from Sichuan peppercorn, 2 types of chilli and mala hotpot paste, so you can expect that it definitely packs a punch! The spice is balanced with creaminess from the cooking cream to give you the best of both worlds. Add your desired toppings like you would for Mala, and you’ve got your very own fusion dish that you’re bound to love!
3. Garlic Butter Prawns Pasta
Whip up this simple flavourful prawn pasta as a quick dinner option (only takes 20 minutes to cook)! You can’t go wrong with the tried and true combination of seafood and pasta.
4. Tomato Basil Pasta
This basic tomato basil sauce is really handy to learn and serve up to your kids! One tip is to add sugar to the sauce if the tomatoes are sour, that way you can balance out the flavours to achieve a perfect sauce.
5. Garlic Soy Butter Pasta with Mushrooms
Another quick and super addicting pasta recipe! This Japanese fusion pasta is so good and so easy to make, once you’ve tasted it, there’s definitely no going back.
6. Cold Truffle Capellini Pasta
Cold pasta? Don’t knock it until you try it! This is a perfect work-from-home lunch especially on a humid hot afternoon. It’s super easy to make as well and impresses with it’s premium ingredients.
7. Mafaldine with Caramelised Onions
Mafaldine is a type of ribbon shaped pasta! Paired with sweet caramelised onions and umami fish sauce, it makes one of the easiest and tastiest pasta dishes. Save this recipe to try on the weekend!
8. Hainanese Chicken Pasta
Hainanese Chicken Rice is all about the chicken and the rice. But what happens if you pair the chicken with pasta? Give it a try with this quick fix recipe! Your favourite hawker delight might just impress you as a pasta dish too 🙂
9. Chili Clam Pasta
Love Chilli Crab? This Chili Clam Pasta will be perfect for you – it’s spicy, yummy and oh so shiok! It only takes a few ingredients to create this mouthwatering dish.
10. Butter and Sage Pumpkin Gnocchi
Gnocchi is one of the easiest pastas to make from scratch! Instead of using just potatoes for the dough, this recipe uses pumpkin for a bit of sweetness and colour. Pair with a classic butter and sage sauce, and everyone will be wanting seconds at the dinner table!
11. Carbonara with Bacon
This creamy bacon pasta is a crowd favourite! Cook up this easy dish in only 20 minutes for a satisfying weeknight dinner that the kids will definitely love.
12. Penne with Mixed Greens Pesto
Did you know you can make pesto with greens other than Basil? This recipe uses a variety of greens available at home. It takes hardly any time to prepare, is full of goodness, and of course packed with flavours!
13. Immunity Pasta
Have you come back home from a long day out and wondered what to dinner to make for your toddler or kids? This a quick and healthy recipe to prepare. Goji (wolf) berries are a good immunity booster for our body. Your kids can take it too!
14. Carrot Miso Sauce with Mafalda Pasta, Gremolata and Ginger Sesame Panko
A simple but flavourful vegetarian pasta with a Japanese twist! Impress your loved ones by serving up a plate of this colourful and tasty pasta.
15. 2 Ingredient Homemade Pasta
For those feeling adventurous to make fresh pasta, this recipe is just for you! With just two ingredients, follow this recipe to learn how to create fresh and springy pasta from your own home.