Tagliatelle with Crème Fraîche, Lemon & Rocket

Tagliatelle with Creme Fraiche, Lemon & Rocket

I saw this recipe on Italian Foodies and it looked so super (and different) that I was determined to try it. I suffer from red sauce-itis, where out of habit I expect pasta to be coated with tomato or garlic, or a combination of both. So this was something entirely different for me. It tasted delicious – very light and fresh. I did take the liberty of adding a handful of toasted pine; Lors, I hope you approve of this deviation!

Check out the recipe yourself, the photos are as impressive as the dish tastes.

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7 Responses to “Tagliatelle with Crème Fraîche, Lemon & Rocket”


  1. 1 italian foodie May 8, 2009 at 11:07 pm

    Looks fab Conor, I would imagine the pine nuts are a lovely addition so yes I approve, even though it’s not even my recipe:). I know what you mean about red sauce-itis, I’m the exact same! That’s why I think I enjoyed this pasta so much as it was refreshingly different and perfect for summer. Thanks a mil for the link and a complete post dedicated to it. The photo looks great, don’t know if you use Picasa but I highly recommned for touching up photos, I use it all the time, it’s brill! Free download with google…

  2. 2 Conor May 9, 2009 at 11:33 am

    Cool, glad you approve! I think I’m going through a ‘pasta phase’ at the moment, due in no small part to reading your blog. In fact, I’ve got my eye on that sun-dried tomato pesto recipe of yours. I’ll keep you posted.

    I’m a Picasa fan myself, but lately I’ve been using Photoshop Elements to touch up photos lately.

  3. 3 italian foodie May 9, 2009 at 10:01 pm

    I haven’t gone near photoshop yet, I’ve heard it’s very hard to use?? The red pesto is really good, you should def try it! ciao:)

  4. 4 Conor May 11, 2009 at 10:10 am

    I use a simple version called Photoshop Elements which is very easy to use. Photoshop itself is the ‘grown-up’ version and much more sophisticated.

  5. 5 rebekka May 11, 2009 at 5:23 pm

    That looks like a great…if not, perfect…pasta dish! Anything with creme fraiche, yum!

  6. 6 The Duo Dishes May 18, 2009 at 9:50 pm

    Utterly amazing! Very rarely do you see pasta and greens combined in such a flavorful way.

  7. 7 Sophie May 19, 2009 at 9:52 am

    This is a lovely, easy yet so italian pasta dish! It is great because of the excellent flavours! Yum!


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