Garofalo Primvera - 500GM
Unsurprisingly, the 1970s lay claim to the “invention” of this pasta and vegetable dish.
Unsurprisingly, the 1970s lay claim to the “invention” of this pasta and vegetable dish. After the decades where condensed soup casseroles ruled at home, and rich French cuisine was the go-to in restaurants, the pendulum finally swung the other way. Disco-era chefs in New York looked to Italy for inspiration, where families had combined fresh spring vegetables with pasta for generations. The word “primavera” means springtime in Italian. In an era before seasonal cooking was commonplace, pasta primavera was the recipe to order for the best and brightest of spring vegetables.