Monday, 29 March 2010

Tagliatelli Mushrooms and Asparagus with Garlic Breads



Ingredients for the recipe:
  • 300grs tagliatelli egg pasta
  • 250mls fresh cream
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2-3 tablespoons of grated cheddar cheese
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 8 mushrooms
  • 10 asparagus
  • 1 cup self raising flour
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • salt and pepper and a little olive oil

In a small saucepan boil the asparagus for about 10-15 minutes, when cooked remove them from the water and throw them in a (hot) wok pan with the mushrooms cut in halves with the chopped garlic plus a little butter and olive oil , season them with a little salt and pepper.

Cook them for aprox 3-5 minutes stirring occasionally, then add the cream, continue until the cream comes to a boil, then next add the egg yolk diluted in about three tablespoons of milk and add the cheese also, continue stirring it until the sauce thickens (about 2-3 minutes). After which you just serve.

While making the sauce, boil the tagliatelli in some water for about 12 minutes, then drain it and drizzle a little olive oil so that the pasta doesn't stick together, finally serve it with the previously made sauce on top.

The breads I made as follows. In a bowl, mix the flour with a pinch of salt and a little Luke warm water, until it was mixing it until it forms a ball, after which you kneed it and stretch it for about 10 minutes, then make small balls and put them on a floured tray and covered these with a cloth for 20 minutes, on the side in a little bowl crush a garlic with a little oil, which you then brush over the balls before placing them in the oven for about 15-20 minutes until golden brown, then serve them with the tagliatelle. 

Real good food like this has to be made and eaten, especially as is a quick homemade delicious dish.

9 comments:

Chef E said...

You sure know how to make me hungry! I love everything about this dish!

Sophie said...

Hello Ricardo!!

Sophie here! Whazt a superb pasta dinner!!

I see allready the green asparagus,...mushrooms & asparagus what a tasty combination!!


A superb & elegant dinner!

The Duo Dishes said...

So creamy. It's definitely an indulgence that's worth the calories.

Natasha said...

I like your use of asparagus in this cream sauce; looks delicious! And who can ever say no to garlic bread? Not me!

Rico said...

Many Thanks my dear foodies.

Chef E,thanks a lot but is just a little revenge as your foods do the same to me, make me very hungry. kisses xxx

Sophie, I appreciate you comments especially coming from a superb cook like you. cheers kisses xxx

The duo Dishes, it was very nice indeed so am I getting closer to your level of cooking..cheers kisses xxx

Natasha, I am so happy you could not say no to my garlic bread, and that you love my pasta dish...thank you sweetie. kisses xxx

pegasuslegend said...

wow this sounds fabulous you need to bottle this sauce!~

Bo said...

This sounds really delicious...I love any creamy pasta.

Rico said...

Thank you Pegasuslegend for the lovely comment, no time to bottle as more important to eat it lol..kisses xxx

Cheers Bo, appreciated your kind comment. :)

Claudia said...

You know - I try to stay away from cream. And then you post something like this - utterly delectable.

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