Thursday, January 22, 2009

Go Forth And Pasta

Woo! I made pasta, people!!!

I was looking for tofu balls recipes yesterday and somehow stumbled upon this... I guess I've been inspired!

Oh, truly, truly I say unto you that lo, it was good! How fun to make pasta, and seriously, it was not really that hard.

I had bought some semolina flour a while ago from the coop, it was on sale, I guess because ?they are discontinuing it?!? Figures, once I get my pasta groove on, my source dries up!

And the tofu balls were really good! I've made tofu balls before, one recipe used peanut butter, but these were quite good, held together well and taste great! It was so serendipitous (or was it ordained?) that I had wheat germ and everything to make these. Gotta be careful, sooooo tempting to just pop one in my mouth as I pass by the refrigerator! Nom, nom, nom.

My best advice for both the tofu balls and the pasta is- really coat them with flour before frying/boiling.

Other than that, go forth and pasta!

In other news, my husband desired that I set the record straight and desmirch his name re: he does not go around quoting "Silence of the lambs". So, for your reading pleasure, I give you the Space Ghost episode in which Zorak tells Branford Marsalis that he "will eat your liver, with some fava beans and a fine Chianti. (sup sup sup sup sup) Oh, and some gum.". By the way, do NOT go to youtube and type in gum, disease. Trust me.


Dawn said...

The boy just looked at this picture and the link and said that looks good- can we make that right now? The tofu balls especially sound good. We used to get these fake meat fried tofu nuggets from our tofu shop in japan. Now I am going to go look for recipes. That had that same can't walk past the fridge quality...

Anonymous said...

Nice pasta! Making your own is above and beyond the call of duty!

Me thinks the husband doth protest too much! Teehee!
But I'll believe him, if he insists! >;o)

(According to 'wikiquote' that particular quote is ranked #21 in the American Film Institute's list of the top 100 movie quotations in American cinema!)

Have a great weekend Elizabeth!

elizabeth said...
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elizabeth said...

Hey Becks,

Thanks, I was hoping you'd see this post!! Now do tell what the #1 movie quote is!

yummm, tofu balls. you WILL share (if you find a recipe)! can't wait to see you!

Have a great weekend!

For the Love of Guava said...

i've been wanting to try pasta but a past gnocchi failure has left me intimidated... it also left me with more gnocchi (even if it was edible) than a person could ever eat... mm... tofu balls... tehee...

Anonymous said...

I would tell you Elizabeth, but "frankly my dear, I don't give a damn"! Teehee!

The full list is here:

I found it quite interesting.

(sorry for linking in your comment section!)