What a hectic weekend it has been. I loved these long weekend as it gave me so much time to try out recipes which I have bookmarked.
It was also time to get the pasta machine which had been collecting dust from the shelf to work.
Rest the dough for 1/2 hour. Rolling out the fresh pasta sheets.
Spanish Chorizo - gift from my sister May, Melbourne. I only use one.
Pan fry the chorizo till it render out some of the oil. Dish up and set aside.
Meanwhile start boiling the fresh pasta. It only needs less than 5 minutes to cook.
Into the same pan, add more olive oil, garlic and roasted peppers. Return the chorizo to pan and add drained pasta. Toss well and lastly add the chili flakes. Adjust seasoning to taste.
This "tong sui" was the dessert that I served with the pasta. Double boiled "sharkfin" melon also known as "spaghetti melon" with red dates.
The cherry tomatoes were fresh and cheap at the market and I bought 1 kg of them. Even though, both Sarah and myself like to nibble these as snacks, we were unable to finish all of them. So I oven-baked some of them. Simply slice into half and squeeze out the seeds. Toss with salt, pepper and olive oil and also some mixed herbs. Slow bake them in oven at 150C till soft - around 45 minutes to an hour.