by Caz Hildebrand and Jacob Kenedy (Boxtree, 2010)
Caz Hildebrand has been the designer and art director on my books since the very beginning, and I trust and admire her instinct and genius (and wit!) so I knew from the minute she conceived the idea for The Geometry of Pasta, the book would be worth waiting for. It is a piece of art in itself - the graphic design of the various pasta shapes providing bold, monochrome illustration - and the recipes from Bocca di Lupo's Jacob Kenedy make it a book you'll cook from constantly. I've chosen an unfamiliar, sounds-wrong, tastes-right recipe for pasta wheels with frankfurters and fontina cheese to give you a little taster!
Ruote Con Würstel e Fontina
Frankfurters and Fontina
Just as Wagon Wheels, as a confection, may be considered a little tacky, so wheel-shaped pasta must seem somewhat trailer-trash to the Italian eye. With this in mind, here is an indisputably trashy recipe. It might not do for your soirées, but the kids will love it.
Serves 4 as a starter or 2 as a main
Also good with this sauce: fusilli, gomiti
Posted by Nigella on the 8th Aug 2012