Spaghetti with Clams and Artichokes get’s my ‘Best Pasta Dish of the Year Award”

December 21, 2012 in Dinner Divas, Fish Dishes, Italian Classics, Janice Tripepi, Pasta Recipes, Shellfish



it’s only


I, on the other hand have hit the slippery slope and am having an intimate affair with

my martini glasses


my pool loungers!

I am surrounded by my boys and we are already celebrating the season!


So, it’s another quick-quick, DINNER IN 12 Minutes

by TrickyRicky Tripepi!

and personally, I give this the

Janice Tripepi



And I say a Big Mamma Thank You to my TrickyRicky for his love of cooking, his infinite passion in the kitchen and

his unending willingness to create amazing pasta dishes with me after a full day’s work!

Sei, vraiment formidable, amore mio!

Spaghetti alle Vongole e Carciofi

Spaghetti with Clams and Artichokes

Just too good for words …..
This dish just screams Summer and Fun and Eat Me!


olive oil – about 1/2cup

5 cloves garlic finely chopped

1 red onion finely chopped

3 red chillies finely sliced

1 chicken stock cube

freshly ground black pepper to taste

2 glasses of dry white wine

1 x 130g jar of clams in brine (use the brine as well as it’s packed with flavour)

1kg fresh or frozen clams in their shells

800g cherry/ rosa tomatoes cut in half

5 artichoke hearts – I used a jar of grilled artichokes preserved in oil

a large handful of parsley roughly chopped

1 x 500g packet of spaghetti

1 willing and very lovable cook

My willing and very lovable cook!

Click on this picture to go to the recipe

A plate of pure pasta pleasure.

and before long all that will be left is ….

Tomorrow is Episode 11 of Dinner Divas


or be SQUARE

SABC2 at 08.30AM

It’s ANOTHER challenge!

As always


Buon Appetito



4 responses to Spaghetti with Clams and Artichokes get’s my ‘Best Pasta Dish of the Year Award”

  1. wow Jan, that looks absolutely gorgeous!

  2. you are going to have to make this for me – very soon!

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