Let’s admit it, everybody loves good pasta on occasion. Because honestly, who actually wouldn’t love a good pasta dish every now and then?
A pasta dish is delicious, easy to make, and almost always has a simple recipe— everything we all look for when it comes to cooking. But with the hundreds (or maybe thousands) of pasta recipes out there, it can be hard to pick a specific one to cook. (Read: LIST: Al Fresco Restaurants to Visit on Your Next Baguio Trip)
So to help you with the decision making, My Pope Philippines lists some of the celebrity-approved pasta recipes that you must try at least once during the quarantine!
Celebrity Pasta Recipes: Pink Pasta by Bea Alonzo
Now here is a personal recipe from Bea Alonzo’s kitchen! The Pink Pasta is actually a red sauce pasta which makes use of shrimp, mushrooms, garlic, basil, and creamy tomato sauce. (Read: Bea Alonzo, Vhong Navarro prepare 500 meals for stranded UP students)
Bea’s Pink Pasta is quick and easy to make, and she even said so herself that it isn’t expensive to prepare! This is also what the actress prepared for frontliners during her Easter Bobbie initiative for I Am Hope (Bobbie is a reference to her popular ‘Four Sisters and a Wedding character, Roberta Olivia “Bobbie” Salazar).
Celebrity Pasta Recipes: Cauliflower Alfredo Pasta by Judy Ann Santos-Agoncillo
If you are someone who put “eat healthier” in their New Year’s Resolutions, this recipe is perfect for you. The Cauliflower Alfredo Pasta is straight from Judy Ann Santos-Agoncillo’s recipe book, which she says she also feeds her kids so they would get their daily veggie serving! (Read: 3 Holiday Recipes from the Pope’s Hometown)
“I’ve decided to give you another idea kung paano ba natin mapapakain ng gulay ang ating mga anak,” she says in her vlog. But this recipe is not just for kids to eat vegetables, but also for adults who want to live a healthier life.
Celebrity Pasta Recipes: Kung Pao Pasta by Nadia Montenegro
Chinese food lovers, rejoice! Nadia Montenegro has a recipe for her very own Kung Pao Pasta which she shared on her YouTube channel, Cucina ni Nadia. She says she was motivated to cook this pasta dish again after a long time after a trip to Hong Kong where she met talented chefs from all around the world.
Nadia also makes the kung pao sauce from scratch— which is definitely a huge factor as to why you should try it out for yourself!