Recipes

FettuccineKale

Flora Egg Fettuccine With Turkey Sausage & Kale

Turkey sausage and kale go perfect with a hearty egg pasta during the Spring time. ¬†This recipe will win over guests without busting their stomachs. ¬†Paired perfectly with a crisp, white wine like Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio, this recipe blends together the hearty, spicy flavor of a properly prepared turkey sausage with the earthy […]

23.05.2016
PastaSalad

Flora Whole Wheat Fusilli Pasta Salad

As the weather continues to bring forth sunshine, picnics and barbecues are wonderful outdoor activities for family to come together and enjoy all that nature has to offer this Spring. ¬†Something that really brings together delicious, barbecue foods is a light, pasta salad as a side dish. ¬†Combining cold whole wheat pasta, chickpeas, basil and […]

11.05.2016
ShrimpCavatelliBroccoli

Flora Cavatelli With Shrimp & Broccoli

Transcribed in Italian as “little hollows”, cavatelli is a wonderful pasta to introduce to light dishes. ¬†Having the look of miniature hot dog buns, this pasta is perfect for capturing olive oil or cream-based sauces within its center. ¬†In the southeastern region of Apulia, cavatelli is known as¬†orecchie de prete¬†or “priest ears.” ¬†Mixing together a […]

02.05.2016
Fonduta

Flora Egg Tagliatelle With Asparagus & Parmesan Fonduta

When Americans think fondue, they think Melting Pot or a French restaurant. In this case, fonduta is a sauce that introduces a rich, cream base along with hearty egg yolks and fresh cheese melted together for a match made in heaven. ¬†Fonduta sauce is very popular in the Northern regions of Italy. Asparagus is an […]

29.04.2016
Primavera

Flora Egg Pappardelle Primavera

One thing that defines Spring are the colors that come about after the thaw of a long and harsh winter. ¬†The beauty of Earth’s rebirth captures all the senses. Whether it’s the sight of your grass turning green or the smell of blooming Lilac in your garden, Spring brings about a divine resurrection of all […]

27.04.2016
Gemelli

Flora Gemelli with Cherry Tomatoes & Chickpeas

Mondays are always a day to press the restart button on life. ¬†Whether it’s your diet, social habits or outlook on the world around you, Mondays are a day for redemption. ¬†There is no better way to cure the hangover of a full, family dinner or a long, gluttonous weekend than to shift gears to […]

25.04.2016
GnocchiSweetPepper

Flora Gluten-Free Potato Gnocchi With Fava Beans & Sun-dried Tomatoes

Spring is here, and lighter dishes are in for those of you who are looking to toss away the winter wear and throw on your swimsuits. ¬†Gnocchi is a tasty, light potato, pasta that incorporates both a ton of nutritional value packed with protein and good carbs. Fava beans are native to the Mediterranean region […]

20.04.2016
BalsamicVinegarPork

Flora Balsamic Glazed Pork Chops

While walking through the grocery store, it’s hard not to get caught up in the “chicken or steak” rut. ¬†It’s easy to run into the same conundrum while roaming aimlessly through the aisles, but one can’t forget the “Other White Meat”. ¬†Today, we looking to incorporate the wonderful world of balsamic vinegar and bring together […]

13.04.2016
FloraBalsamicVinegar

Flora Balsamic Glazed Salmon

Spring is now here, and the recipes for getting back into bathing suit shape are in order from Flora Fine Foods. We are not only looking to tighten up your waistline but give you some cooking ideas that will help your health beyond aesthetics. Salmon is a wonderful source for the necessary Omega-3 and Omega-6 […]

06.04.2016
Florasauce

Flora Italian Sunday Sauce

So it’s Hump Day, and there is no better time to start preparing for a Sunday family dinner. If Italian is on the menu, you better start putting together grocery list of the finest ingredients to put together your masterpiece. When it comes to the foundation of a Sunday Italian dinner, a quality sauce brings […]

23.03.2016
FloraTortelloni

Flora Tortelloni Bolognese

The origins of the tortelloni come from the region of Emilia-Romagna in the Northern region of Italy, so it’s only proper that we connect a wonderful and authentic dish from the region to celebrate the warming embrace of spring time. ¬†As discovered in the previous Pasta Pedigree post, the origin of the tortelloni¬†cements itself in […]

07.03.2016
Orecchiette

Flora Orecchiette Pugliese

The origin of orecchiette pasta traces back to the region of Puglia and has shown itself in history books around the XII and XIII centuries. ¬†Resembling the roofs of the¬†trulli, which are the traditional stone huts made for small proprietors and farm laborers, orecchiette is the staple pasta of Apulia. ¬†As you can see from […]

17.02.2016
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