Black Pasta in a Pink Gorgonzola Sauce Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 3)
Reviewed: Oct. 2, 2004
Intriguing ingredients... Fashion-forward color combo... Urban-chic name: "Squid-Ink Pasta with Pink Gorgonzola Sauce." This recipe sets up high expectations immediately -- and the dish delivers deliciously. The hardest part about preparing this is finding squid-ink pasta, which of course, tastes nothing like squid. It's worth the effort, though -- sans black pasta, it's just Pasta with Pink Sauce. (A rich, full-bodied pink sauce, admittedly ... but the dish just won't present as dramatically as it can.) That said ... some people (like my dear, but daunted dad) simply will not accept unusually colored food, no matter how tasty. In that case, you might want to go the uncolored pasta route, and dress the plate up with, say, fan-shaped strawberry garnishes or a little unexpected something else. When I make this dish again, I might stir in some pine nuts for texture, but otherwise, wouldn't change a thing. And that includes the pasta color! ;)
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Reviewed: May 17, 2003
Delicious, quick, easy sauce. I used plain penne, but otherwise followed the recipe pretty accurately. This kind of reminds me of a vodka sauce. Also it is VERY rich, so you might want to scale back on portion size. Great recipe!
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Reviewed: Feb. 13, 2003
AWESOME!!! I love the colors, and the taste is phenominal. I omitted the tomato paste, and used sundried tomatoes instead. Definitely a keeper!!
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