Always looking for new inspiration and techniques to further our cooking, we usually take our search to the Ideas in Food book or blog. This simple, yet extremely affective roasting technique brings the pasta flavor to a nutty, toasty level that is surprisingly not on grocery shelves yet.
Pasta roasting in the oven at 350 degrees for 20 minutes
Aerial glamour shot of the roasted pasta.
Roasted pasta soaking for 2.5 hours in water to re-hydrate. This cuts down cooking time. You can also further infuse flavor by using flavored liquid.
Finished dish: Roasted pasta with roasted pasta water reduction (Finished with some acidulated butter and thyme)