Fresh chickpea fettuccine with lemon sauce and honey-roasted cherry tomatoes

Spaghetti al limone has always been one of my favorite pastas. I love its exuberance and simplicity. But I can never resist putting my own spin on the classics… C’est plus fort que moi (I can’t help it)!

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Fresh pasta dough with chickpea flour

Making fresh pasta with different types of flour is quite thrilling… and this pasta, made with fresh chickpea flour, is fun to make and absolutely delicious! The pasta acquires the slightly nutty, mild flavor of chickpeas, and turns out to be incredibly light.

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Spaghetti with olive oil-garlic and pan-fried jalapeños

This is my New World take on Spaghetti Aglio e Olio, the legendary pasta dish!

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Ziti with spicy chicory and toasted Parmesan breadcrumbs

I often throw together this pasta (a one-stop meal!) when I’ve had a long, busy day. The only thing I need to buy is the chicory – the rest of the ingredients have a permanent spot in my pantry – so I don’t even have to come up with a shopping list.

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Orecchiette with Wilted Spinach, Chickpeas and Pimenton

Don’t you love recipes that can be thrown together in minutes, yet are healthful and over-the-top delicious?

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