PASTA EAST TO WEST
A Vegetarian World Tour
Take a virtual around-the-world voyage with pasta! You'll find Asian noodle recipes tailored to the Western kitchen (Szechwan-Style Eggplant with Noodles, Vegetable Chow Mein, Soba with Tofu, Tomatoes, and Basil); Italian classics (Cavatelli with Broccoli and Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Orzo Minestrone, Pasta Primavera); fascinating fusion dishes (Southwestern Tomatillo Pasta, Tortellini with Sweet Potato Sauce, Pasta Curry with Cauliflower and Chickpeas); and a sampling of selections from near and far (Cincinnati Jewish Sweet Noodle Pudding, Greek Pastitisio).
From soup's and cold salads to hearty main dishes and lighter fare, pasta lovers will find an abundance of healthful and delicious selections. And in addition, a special chapter filled with simple side dishes and salads offers easy ideas on how to complete your meals. With a sense of adventure and a few choice ingredients, you can explore the myriad possibilities offered by this endlessly delightful food.