Savoury pancakes with pesto
Lucio’s has closed its doors after nearly forty years as one of Sydney’s most loved eateries. For us, this pancake-like pasta will always evoke memories of the family atmosphere that made Lucio Galletto’s restaurant so special.
Prep 40 mins
Cook 5 mins
Linguini alle vongole
The key to a very simple pasta like linguini alle vongole is in the ingredients – good pasta is a must, plus fresh garlic, clams and olive oil, too. The rest is history.
Prep 10 minutes
Cook 15 minutes
Maccheroni con ragu bianco
For the ultimate in ragu, a blonde version that uses pork and milk in place of the more common beef and tomato is a rich and elegant, yet completely satisfying take, on a comfort dish.
Prep 15 minutes
Cook 1 hour
Mussels with tomato risoni and ‘nduja
Mussels make for a great midweek meal as the come pot-ready. With the addition of a risoni pasta cooked in a tomato sauce, your night in with Netflix never tasted so good.
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins
Egg yolk and ricotta ravioli with sage butter
There’s something both comforting and sophisticated about egg yolk ravioli. This recipe elevates a few simple ingredients into a starter that’s greater than the sum of its parts.
Prep 40 mins (plus resting the dough)
Cook 5 mins
Serves 8 as a starter
Pasta cooked in saffron stock with prawns and pipis
This saffron-hued seafood pasta from Nicola Dusi is easy enough for week nights but glamorous enough for guests. You can make the stock ahead of time to keep things really simple.
Prep 20 mins
Cook 45 mins