Closeup of process of making cooking homemade pasta. Chef make fresh italian traditional pasta

Pasta To Make During Quarantine

Are you are looking for some at-home entertainment? You’re stuck inside because of the novel coronavirus pandemic trying to figure out what to do while being left indoors? Getting tired of doing your job, which we all know is mostly email anyways. That means there’s never been a better time to get into making a real pasta dish. As your missing your favorite restaurant take the time to learn some of our favorite dishes

 

Spaghetti con Polpetta

 

Craving a good ol  American-Italian dish which is quite uncommonly found in Italy itself. On your comfy couch on quarantine day who knows when you’re looking for something comforting and packed full of flavor, dishing up Spaghetti con polpetta and you won’t be disappointed. 

 

Ingredients:

Calabrese Meatball

San Marzano Tomato Sauce

 Fresh Basil

 Ricotta

Spaghetti

 

Gnocchi Sorrentina

 

Picture this you are on the just off the Campanian coast where Gnocchi Sorrentina originated. Gnocchi alla Sorrentina is a dish that perfectly embodies the spirit of this region, to bring into your home for high-quality flavors. A simple dish to bring sophistication into your homes even while social distancing.

 

Ingredients:

Potato Dumplings

San Marzano Tomato Sauce

Buffalo Mozzarella

 

Fettuccini Carbonara

 

Take a break from the bottle sauces. Put down zoodles. Treat yourself to this Fettuccini Carbonara for a delicious pasta dish that is so delicious you’ll be hard-pressed to reach for a jar of sauce ever again.  

 

Ingredients:

Fettuccini

Pancetta

 Peas

 Egg Yolk Based Cream Sauce

 

Fusilli can Gamberoni

Fresh fusilli, a corkscrew-shaped pasta, the best pasta for shrimp. Quarantine is all about staying in with your sweatpants and cooking up some major comfort food. Indulging in the ultimate kind of comfort food and throwing a shrimp and fusilli pasta party. 

 

Ingredients:

 

Fusilli

Sautéed Jumbo Shrimp

Zucchini

Fresh Ricotta

Vodka Sauce

 

While being stuck at home isn’t our preferred way of spending the days either, we’re all in this together. All it takes is some positive thinking — and creativity — to make it work. Soon enough you’ll be back to eating dinner at Nico’s Ristorante!

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