After a career in media and fashion, Mimi Thorison Turning to her other passion: cooking. At the origin of beautiful cookbooks reinterpreting French terroir, she has dedicated a new book to Italian cuisine. entitled to Old World Italian: Recipes and Secrets from Our Trips to Italy, we discover great classics of boots interpreted and presented by region. Including exclusively discovering her Spaghetti with Broccoli.
Mimi Thorison’s recipe for Spaghetti with Broccoli
Mimi Thorison: “Absolutely the best pasta recipe with simple ingredients. It’s one of my family’s favorite menus.”
For 4 to 6 people
– 1 large bunch of broccoli (about 450g) florets cut into chunks
-500 grams of spaghetti
-60 ml extra virgin olive oil
– 1 onion finely chopped
– 1 clove of garlic
– Sea salt and black pepper
-120 ml fresh cream
– 115 grams of grated Parmesan
Bring salted water to a boil in a large saucepan. Add the broccoli and cook for 3 minutes until they are tender Chath. Take them out and set aside. Keep the same water for cooking the pasta. Cook them according to the instructions so that they are Also al dente. Set aside 250ml of the cooking water and drain the pasta. Meanwhile, in a skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat, add onion and let brown for 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute more. Add the broccoli and season with salt and pepper. Add the cream and cook for 15 seconds before removing from the heat. Pour the mixture into a blender and blend until the sauce is very creamy. Add it to the pasta and return to the heat in a saucepan with a little cooking water over medium heat. Cook, stirring, 1 to 2 minutes. Season, add Parmesan immediately before serving.
the book Old World Italian: Recipes and Secrets from Our Trips to Italy By Mimi Thorison