Category Archives: Pasta

Baked Macaroni and Mushrooms - macaroni and deeply browned mushrooms baked in a creamy béchamel sauce. Wonderful comfort food. | From @tasteLUVnourish on www.tasteloveandnourish.com

May 20, 2014 | 7 Comments
Baked Macaroni and Mushrooms

Something happens the moment I twist open a bottle of a spice or an herb and the fragrance hits my nose.  I’m taken back to my Mom’s kitchen where the child version of myself lingers as she cooks.  I can almost taste the food on my tongue.  This is what makes cooking so compelling. The… continue reading »

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Bolognese Sauce - pure and authentic comfort food with a light twist | @tasteLUVnourish

February 18, 2014 | 14 Comments
Bolognese Sauce

Every once in a while, I get this nagging craving. It involves pasta, a hearty Bolognese and a glass of wine. If it’s a Sunday morning and there’s a chill in the air, that’s an added plus. I love to prepare this sauce on those lazy days where it can simmer slowly on the stove… continue reading »

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December 20, 2012 | 6 Comments
Macaroni Au Four

Macaroni Au Four I try to eat healthy most of the time. But, really, don’t we all have some comfort foods from our past that we just need to taste again to bring us home? For me, Macaroni Au Four is just that! I am a mostly Armenian girl who grew up eating mostly Armenian… continue reading »

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December 3, 2012 | Leave a reply
Shrimp and Spinach Orecchiette

Shrimp and Spinach Orecchiette The other night I was feeling overwhelmed thinking about dinner. I had been in the kitchen all day, but none of what I had cooked or baked was going to pass for “dinner.” As I rummaged through the kitchen, it came to me. Shrimp out of the freezer + pasta from… continue reading »

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Armenian Dumpling Soup (Manti) - tiny little meat dumplings float in a light broth with just a blush of tomato. | @tasteLUVnourish on TasteLoveAndNourish.com

October 23, 2012 | 10 Comments
Manti (Armenian Dumpling Soup)

Every culture seems to have their own dumpling. Armenians have manti, little boats, usually stuffed with ground lamb or beef. Out of the oven, they are golden, crunchy and savory. Then, they are thrown into a broth lightly blushed with tomato and topped with a dollop of yogurt. This soup is warming, comforting and very… continue reading »

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