Burnt out from rotating through the same pasta dishes? Fusion pasta will make you fall in love with pasta all over again.
Fusion pasta offers an incredible amount of diversity that you can’t get anywhere, regardless of the ingredients from the cultures that you wish to combine. Moreover, fusion pasta can be so enjoyable that you may never return to eating traditional pasta dishes again. So for all the pasta lovers out there, here’s the list of must-try recipes for you to shake up your routine.
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Thai Drunken Spaghetti
Also known as ‘Pad Kee Mao’, this is one of the first Thai-Western fusion dishes that became super popular in Thailand, and it’s still popular today. Not only is this recipe dish easy and fun to make, but also you’ll get to immerse yourself in the lovely holy basil aroma that fills your kitchen.
Tom Yam Pesto Spaghetti
Delicious pasta with a Thai take, this recipe adds another dimension of aromatic and herbal touch to the intense Italian pesto. This is a definition of a beautiful thing that happens when East meets West.
Spicy Garlic Butter Linguini
This dish is just creamy, luscious, and irresistibly good, but it breaks all the pasta rules. With a few Asian twists, you won’t believe how a handful of pantry ingredients can elevate a simple dish into a luxury pasta.
Spicy Miso Carbonara
This recipe is taken from Chrissy Teigen’s book ‘Cravings’. With a salty and savoury depth of Miso flavour that hangs out in the background, this Carbonara dish is 100% addictive. It’s perfect for when you need a quick carb fix and can’t decide between Italian pasta and Asian stir-fried noodles.
Asian Spaghetti Aglio e Olio
If you want to spice up the classic Spaghetti Aglio e Olio, you have to check out this recipe. The wonderfully blended flavours of bacon, green pepper, and heaps of fried garlic will have you going back for seconds or even thirds.
Shrimp Rose Pasta
Believe it or not, this recipe is extremely popular in Korea but requires no Korean ingredients at all. It’s unique for its harmonious blend of cream and tomato sauce. What’s better, it satisfies both of your cravings for tomato sauce and Alfredo sauce in one dish.
Kimchi Beef Bulgogi Pasta
Kimchi Beef Bulgogi Pasta is a fantastic recipe for you to incorporate the Korean flavours that you crave into the pasta dish. It also has a great balance of sweet, sour, and savoury that will soon make its way to your favourite and go-to pasta dishes.
Seafood Boiled Pasta
Seafood lover? This is for you. This seafood pasta features a load of prawns, mussels, Andouille sausage, and corns that makes a special weeknight dinner. What’s more, the combination of various spices will make your taste buds dance with joy.