Langoustine, Pepper,Cremini, Roasted Garlic and Farfalle with Fonduta Sauce

Langoustine, Pepper,Cremini, Roasted Garlic and Farfalle with Fonduta Sauce

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1 tablespoon butter

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 red bell pepper, juilenned

1 yellow bell pepper, julienned

1 shallot, diced

1 head roasted garlic, pulp squeezed out and reserved

3 cup sliced cremini mushrooms

1 1/2 lbs. cook Langoustine or lobster

Heavy Cream

1/2 cup sliced green onions

2 lbs. Farfalle, cooked al dente in salted boiling water

In a heavy bottomed pot, add the butter and olive oil. Place over medium heat and add the peppers and shallots; saute until softened. Add the mushrooms and cook until moisture from mushrooms has cooked out. Stir in the roasted garlic. Add the cooked Fonduta Sauce , langoustine and pasta. Add heavy cream if needed, to thin sauce. Garnish with green onions.

Fonduta Sauce:

4 Tablespoons butter

4 Tablespoons flour

2 cups milk

3/4 lb. Fontina cheese, cut into cubes

4 egg yolks, room temperature

salt and pepper; to taste

In a sauce pan melt the butter and add the flour over low heat. Whisk until mixture is well combined;do not allow to brown. Whisk in the milk until smooth and slightly thickened.

Add the cubed cheese and continue to stir until cheese is melted. Pepper to taste.

Mango Chicken Farfalle. The feel of the tropics.

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1 lb. farfalle, cooked in salted water to al dente

1 green bell pepper, julienned

1 red bell pepper, julienned

1/2 red onion, diced

1 jalapeno, minced

3 tablespoons fresh ginger, minced

3 cups cooked seasoned chicken, shredded

Olive oil

1 generous cup fresh baby spinach

1/2 cup sliced green onions

2 mangoes, diced

3 tablespoons brown sugar

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

1 cup grated mozzarella

8 oz. Camembert, frozen and grated

pasta water, as needed

1 sprig cilantro, chopped

1 sprig mint, chopped

salt and pepper; to taste

Add a small amount of olive oil to a heavy bottomed pot and cook onions and peppers until softened. Add the remaining ingredients except pasta water over medium heat and gently toss until combined. Add just enough pasta water to create a light sauce.