MEZZE MANICHE PASTA ON PARMIGIANO AND LEMON CREAM WITH PEA SAUCE
11.5 oz Barilla Mezze Maniche
5.2 fl oz milk
5.2 fl oz cream
10 oz Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, grated
7 oz fresh peas
FOR THE PARMIGIANO-REGGIANO CREAM
To prepare the cream, mix the milk, cream, the grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and cook the mixture in a small pot at 100°C/ 212°F, stirring for about 30/40 minutes. The cream obtained will be smooth and thick.
FOR THE GREEN PEA SAUCE
Blanch the peas in abundant salted water for a few minutes, drain inside water and ice, then blend with Extra virgin olive oil, salt and a little vegetable stock. For a smooth and perfect sauce, you can also strain the mixture.
PREPARING THE PASTA
Boil the pasta for half of the cooking time in salted water and for the remaining time in a pan with a base of butter, cream of Parmigiano Reggiano and vegetable stock. Just a few seconds before completing the cooking, add lemon juice and toss.
Put the pea sauce at the center of the bowl, set the Mezze Maniche standing vertically and top with the lemon zest and fresh peas.
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