Mother’s Day: here are 3 pasta recipes to celebrate it also at the table

Mother’s Day: here are 3 pasta recipes to celebrate it also at the table

Our tips at the table for the day dedicated to mothers

Mother’s Day is also the day dedicated to cooking, the day dedicated to those who, since we were children, are able to give shape to the best creations in the kitchen, especially with pasta. We are in May, Mother’s Day is celebrated on a Sunday and what better occasion to propose three pasta recipes that mix tradition and innovation, without ever losing the taste of sitting at the table

#1 Timballo – A classic traditional Italian recipe is definitely the pasta timbale. Just add béchamel, mozzarella and some cooked ham to leftover pasta. Cook in the oven for a few minutes and enjoy your delicious pasta timbale!

#2 Pasta bake –  This recipe is much loved in the UK because it’s very similar to their version of mac&cheese. Just add a generous amount of tomato sauce. Meanwhile, make a béchamel: melt the butter, add flour and mix well, then add the milk and keep stirring. Now cover the pasta with the béchamel and bake in the oven.

#3 Schinkennudeln – It is a quick and satisfying ham and pasta casserole for hungry people. One of the best-loved German pasta dishes, just ham, eggs and pasta, of course. Ingredients: Pasta – any shape can be used, for example: Penne, Fussilli, Macaroni; Cooked Ham, onion, eggs, milk, but this can be substituted with cream if you want an especially creamy pasta. Grated cheese, like Emmental, spices – garlic granuals, sweet paprika powder, cayenne papper. Cook the pasta as per packet instructions in salt water until al dente. Drain well. While the pasta is cooking, cube the ham then finely slice the onions. homogenous mass. Mix in the grated cheese. Heat the butter in the frying pan and fry the ham and onions until the onions are translucent.

Add the pasta to the pan and fry with the onions and ham briefly. Pour the egg-milk mixture over the noodles/pasta and cook while stirring continuously. Once the egg is cooked and the cheese is melted, remove the pan from the heat. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Before serving, sprinkle chopped chives or parsley. Serve immediately.