Food and Drink

World Pasta Day

It’s carbo-loading time. Who doesn’t love digging into a big bowl of hearty, saucy, pasta. Well good news for all of us this Friday 25th October is World Pasta Day.

The team at HelloFresh have put together a list of some of their best pasta recipes to help you celebrate the day in style.

Italian Pesto Meatballs-grandparents-nz Italian Pesto Meatballs 
Mamma mia, is there anything better than some homemade spaghetti and meatballs… because who can really be upsetti when they’re eating spaghetti? Our twist on this classic adds that extra flavour you didn’t even know you were missing. Dive into a bowl of this soul-warming creation that is sure to take you right back to Nonna’s kitchen table.

Creamy Chicken Penne-grandparents-nzCreamy Chicken Penne
This saucy creation is definitely one for the recipe books. Creamy tomato sauce and chunks of tender chicken, topped with flavoursome parmesan, it’s an easy and delicious combination that cannot be flawed. With a contrast of sweet and savoury, this dish really has it all. Make sure you save some for yourself before putting it on the table… this one tends to go quickly! Buon Appetito!

cheesy veggie loaded baked gnocchi-grandparents-nzCheesy Veggie-Loaded Grilled Gnocchi
For the sake of deliciousness, let’s all agree that gnocchi is part of the pasta family. Soft pillowy bundles of potato gnocchi smothered in cheese and grilled to perfection. This deliciously golden and oozy dish is a definite show stopper. Just wait until you pull this dish of bubbling goodness from the oven. Do we need to say more? Don’t gnoch-it till you try it!

Easy bacon carbonara-grandparents-nzEasy Bacon Cabonara
Eggs, bacon, pepper, parmesan and olive oil… but wait, there’s more! Once you know the rules of Italian cooking, you can break them, and that’s what we’ve done. With an addition of vibrant green spinach and toasted pine nuts for an irresistible crunch, this dish sure won’t go bacon your heart.

So, go on and give them all a try, because after all, life is about exploring all the pasta-bilities from HelloFresh. For recipes, click here.


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