Pasta Please Challenge – April 2014

Spring is here and so is April, Easter breaks around the corner. With kids being at home its a great time to cook up some delicious , healthy and quick pasta recipes for the whole family. I love cooking pasta because it is a great way to bring smile around on full tummies and its a great way to combine lots of greens with meat or leave out the meat totally and get a very healthy meal on the table.Its also a thrifty meal idea to use up things from your larder and fridge that would otherwise face sure death.Pasta comes to the rescue always!

This is the first ever food challenge and linky that I shall be hosting so am nervous and hopeful that everyone participates with great enthusiasm 🙂  Thanks to Jacqueline who blogs at Tinned Tomatoes for letting me host this lovely food challenge for April’14.

The theme for this months entry is – OLIVE OIL . I have just infused a bottle of olive oil with crushed garlic ,chilli flakes and fresh italian herbs! Am very  excited to create something tasty with this oil and use some of  large packet of Pappardelle Pasta I purchased yesterday!

Sounds exciting? Ready to join in the challenge?

The rules ARE:

PASTA PLEASE – Food Blog Challenge – April 2014

To join in, simply post a pasta dish on your blog by the 28th of April 2014 and:
  • Link to Sliceoffme and Tinned Tomatoes.
  • Use the Pasta Please logo in your post.
  • If you use twitter, tweet your post with @tinnedtoms and @manjirichitnis using the hashtag #PastaPlease and we will re-tweet it to our followers.
  • Current theme is Olive Oil.
  • Vegetarian dishes and  with any dishes using  meat,sea food,pork,beef,chicken,dry fish are  allowed (any non-vegetarian
  • One entry per entrant.
  • Recipes must be added to the linky by 28 April 2014.

Please email me your post with one image on because the Linky has a GREMLIN inside and is not working! Thankfully its the last day to link up -phew!)

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Entries So far :

  1. Tagliatelle with Chorizo,Garlic and Sundried Tomatoes by Corina of searchingforspice blog.
  2. Veggie Packed Tomato and Mascarpone Pasta by KneadWhine blog.
  3. Armoniche Mushrooms by Spicy Quiry Serendipitous Blog.
  4. Fusilli with Baked Eggplant and Marinara Sauce by Ridhi of Drizzling Delicious Blog.
  5.  Easy Entertaining :Stuffed Pasta Shells by Katie of Feeding Boys Blog.
  6. Chicken Riggies: A Utica,New York Pasta Speciality by Rachel at The Crispy Cook Blog.
  7. Lemony Pasta with Broccoli and Chickpeas by Lisa of Lisa’s Kitchen – Food and Spice Blog.
  8. Red Peppers in Pasta Bake, Stuffed and in Soup by Johanna of Green Gourmet Giraffe Blog.
  9. Penne Pasta with Tomato and Basil Sauce by Tina of  The Spicy Pear blog.
  10. Extremely Delicious Vegetable Lasagne by Chris of Cooking around the world blog.
  11. Rocket and Mozzarella Faralle Salad by Jaqueline Meldrum of Tinned Tomatoes blog and creator of the #pastaplease challenge!
  12. Aubergine Pasta Bake by Vanessa of Jibber Jabber UK blog.
  13. Farfalle with Sicilian Pesto by Torta di Rose.
  14. Gnocchi with Asparagus,Sage & Prosciutto by Louisa Foti of Eat your Veg blog.
  15. Macaroni,Beans and Asparagus Sauce by Maria and Andrea of Oil and Life blog.
  16. Spicy Chorizo Pasta with loads of veggie goodness! by me 🙂








29 thoughts on “Pasta Please Challenge – April 2014

  1. Enjoy your first bloggie challenge, they’re lots of fun and a great way to come across new blogs too! Shall try and join in, as we seem to use olive oil by the bucket load it shouldn’t be a problem.

  2. I think I almost always use olive oil when cooking a pasta dish so I’ll do my best to join in. You should get lots of lovely varied dishes.

  3. Pingback: Tagliatelle with Chorizo, Garlic and Sundried Tomatoes | Searching for Spice
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  6. Thanks for sharing this challenge. I love pasta and have been looking make our weekly pasta dinner a bit more exciting. I hope you enjoy your Olive Oil part of the challenge 🙂

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