Spaghetti with Butternut Squash
Cooked minced garlic in butter, then added microwaved butternut squash flesh and some water. Seasoned with nutmeg and parmesan. Cooked till falling apart. Added crushed-up amaretti. Pureed with stick blender and tossed with spaghetti and cubes of fresh mozzarella.
Orecchiette with Asparagus and Trumpet Mushrooms
Sauteed chopped shallot in butter and added asparagus broken into chunks. Sauteed till almost done, then added chopped black trumpet mushrooms and sauteed until cooked. Added the juice of one moro blood orange and a little more butter. Tossed with orecchiette and topped with grated parmesan cheese.