How to Create a Signature Pasta Dish

Greetings from the Barilla Test Kitchen! Chef Yury Krasilovsky, Executive Chef of Foodservice with Barilla America here. Today, I want to show you a process for coming up with a new special or signature pasta dish. When you’re feeling stuck or just need a little kickstart to your creativity, I find this really helpful, and […]

Innovators: Executive Chef Dewey McMurrey, Texas Tech University

Barilla® Whole Grain Spaghetti with Caramelized Shiitake Mushrooms and Pumpkin Seeds “This dish was something we offered during Whole Grain Sampling Day this April. It’s a time of year when students are looking for lighter, fresher and healthier fare, so a vegetarian dish using Barilla Whole Grain Spaghetti fit right in with our campus-wide emphasis […]

Innovator: Executive Chef Russell Kool, Guckenheimer Services, Nike World Headquarters, Beaverton OR.

Chef Russell Kool’s Barilla® Protein+™ Pasta with Arugula Pesto and Oat-Crusted Turkey Cutlet is a perfect example of the new creativity being given to humbler proteins like turkey when beef is out of reach due to costs. Featuring fresh, in-season veggies like Brussels sprouts and nutritious superstars like chickpeas and Barilla® Protein+™, the chef lets […]

Innovator: Mary’s Pizza Shack

According to Food & Beverage Director Vince Dito, “This dish is old-world comfort food with a lemon twist.  A cream sauce with accents from salty, meaty pancetta could be really heavy and one-dimensional, but the addition of lemon cuts through that richness and balances the dish. Using the “bow-tie” farfalle gives it a good textural […]

Innovator: Chef Steven Farley, Artisan’s Brewery & Italian Grill, Toms River, New JerseyInnovator: Chef Steven Farley, Artisan’s Brewery & Italian Grill, Toms River, New Jersey

According to Executive Chef Steven Farley, “This dish is comfort food at its finest.  Simple, deeply flavored ‘stick-to-your-ribs’ food, perfect for when the air gets a bit of a chill.  We render the guanciale, reserve the fat and add it to the cream as we finish the pasta in it.  We top it off with […]