Butternut squash pesto pasta bake

Dificultad 1/5

I love pesto and butternut squash, and the other day I was thinking that if people make pesto out of tomatoes, why not make it out of butternut squash? I had in my kitchen this butternut squash which is slightly sweetier and nuttier than regular squash or pumpkin, so I decided to try it and it was AMAZING! I fell in love immediately. The result is soft, creamy, sweet, really nice. Use it with your pastas or why not some gnocchi. When making your pasta choice for baking, prefer ones with holes (like penne or shells) or ones with texture like the rigatoni I chose. This way they will catch the sauce 🙂 Continue reading Butternut squash pesto pasta bake

Roasted tomato and ricotta bruschetta

Difficulty 1/5

Even I was impressed when I bit into these amazing, juicy cherry tomato bruschetta. The cherry tomatoes are roasted in the oven with olive oil, garlic and thyme (which are then removed), so that by the time they come out they’re impregnated with their aroma. The ricotta cheese helps with creaminess, and the lime zest and basil leaf with freshness. Really an absolutely pleasant bite. Continue reading Roasted tomato and ricotta bruschetta