I was using the white back ground after a while. I love to work on white background. I feel it enhances the food better and you really don’t need to use more props. Keeping it simple and elegant.
Give me a bowl of pasta any time of the day and you see me happily gobbling it way and if its white sauce, more better. Of the few pasta recipes that I treasure, this is one my favorite and trust me I am addicted to these.
It’s easy to whip up, but please make sure that, once you add the egg-cream mixture to the pasta; do not overheat or cook for too long else egg will start to scramble. And yes you can use any pasta of your choice.
You need –
- Fusilli – 2 cups
- Frozen peas – 1/2 cup
- Streaky bacon – 100 grams, chopped
- Parmesan cheese – 1/4 cup
- fresh basil – finely chopped, 1 tablespoon (plus extra if you want to garnish)
- Dried Italian herbs – 1/4 teaspoon
- Whipping cream – 1/2 cup
- Egg – 1
- Olive oil – 2 teaspoon
- Salt and pepper to taste
Heat oil in a pan and add the Bacon. Cook until crisp and drain on a kitchen towel. Set aside.
In a sauce pan bring water to boil and add the peas. Cook till tender. drain and set aside. In mixing bowl , whisk together the egg, cream, Parmesan cheese and herbs. Add the cooked peas and mix well.
Cook the pasta as per the packet instructions or until al dente. Drain well and turn to the pan. Add the cream mixture and over a low heat and warm through, gently stirring. Season with salt and pepper.
Turn off the heat and add the bacon, basil and mix gently and serve immediately.
9 thoughts on “Pasta with peas and bacon”
Even I love ur pics vit the white background… 🙂 pls pass on dat pasta bowl, looks delish!!
Pasta looks delicious.Hmm white bg I love that.
I too love food photography with white background… it looks so elegant… awesome pics and recipe
The pasta sounds delish Rekha. And yeah, it is 'The' fav comfort food of mine.
Ahhh, white bg…it is impossible to get a passable click in white bg with my phone. But then, I can always look at the lovely clicks taken by you 🙂
i love ur white background pics 🙂 liked all ur clicks rekha
The white background worked so well because the pictures are such a stand out. I was thinking of pasta for the weekend because we need the chance, away from rice. I looked through the ingredients and have almost all except I can't use bacon. My other half doesn't eat it but still I should be able to find something else.
Lovely flavors and that creamy coating all the pasta.
I can understand why you love white back ground, it does enhance the beauty of food. Talking about this pasta..looks good, I can have a huge bowl of it when cream's involved.
gorgeous clicks..awesome presentation