Conjure up those holiday flavours with a big dish of seafood, pasta and sunshine! Whether you go for sweet and juicy prawns, light and flaky fish, or meaty tuna, seafood is the perfect partner for all sorts of different sauces and pasta shapes. Here are some of our knockout faves.
Up there with the very best, the beauty of spaghetti vongole is its simplicity. The delicious Venetian clam pasta started life as peasant food, and has become a modern Italian classic.
MEDITERRANEAN-STYLE HERRING LINGUINE
Herring is cheap, delicious and good for you. Match it with tomatoes, parsley, garlic and linguine for a really simple, flavour-packed dinner.
GRILLED TUNA WITH TOMATO SPAGHETTI
Banging Italian flavours of olive, fennel seeds, basil, Parmesan, chilli and tuna steaks. Served with a simple rocket salad, this spaghetti dish is a real winner.
PASTA CON LE SARDE
You might be surprised to see raisins in the same recipe as anchovies and sardines, but with its distinctive fragrance and sweet-and-sour flavours, this is a Sicilian classic. You’ve got to try it, guys!
ASPARAGUS AND CRAB LINGUINE
The unbeatable combo of sweet crabmeat with vibrant green asparagus, a hint of chilli and gorgeous nests of linguine never fails to raise a smile. The pea shoot crown tops it off!
JOOLS’ SWEET PRAWN PASTA SHELLS
Make midweek amazing, by adding some gorgeous prawns to your pasta shells. Add in frozen peas and a sliced red chilli for full effect.
GENNARO’S SIMPLE TUNA BUCATINI
Bucatini is a thick long, hollow pasta. It’s a great match with the anchovies, tomatoes and tuna sauce. And with that zesty hit of lemon thrown in, you will love it!
If this has got your mouth watering for more gorgeous seafood pasta dishes, book a table at Jamie’s Italian, where there are some really stunning recipes on the menu!