Here are over thirty recipes for tantalizing pasta dishes -- appetizers, first courses, salads, and entrees -- all served chilled or at room temperature. Instructions are simple, and each delicious dish is illustrated with a lavish color photograph. Easy to prepare and beautiful to look at, these mouth-watering cold pastas are perfect for both warm-weather picnics and cold-weather buffets. They present delectable solutions for all your entertaining year round. Check out all of James McNair's Chronicle cookbooks!
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Pasta Shells Stuffed with Scallop Seviche
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12 as salad aioli black pepper bowl and cool Cayenne pepper cellophane noodles cheese chili oil chilled chives cilantro cloves cloves garlic coarsely chopped cold pasta cold water Cook pasta Cool to room coriander cream cup olive oil dente dish Drain and rinse Drain and toss dressing egg yolks finely minced flavor fresh basil Fresh coriander cilantro Freshly ground black freshly squeezed lemon garlic garnish green onions ground black pepper hazelnut oil keep pasta large bowl main course mayonnaise minced fresh parsley minutes before serving noodles occasionally stirring occasionally to keep olive oil oregano ounces parsley pasta and mix pasta from sticking pasta to coat pepper to taste poached quarts boiling water recipes room temperature salt and pepper Salt Freshly ground sesame seeds snow peas sprigs garnish sprinkle squeezed lemon juice stirring occasionally stirring the pasta sweet pepper tablespoons tablespoons freshly squeezed thinly sliced tomatoes vermicelli vinegar yogurt