Penne Al Funghi Porcini (Pierce Brosnan's Fave)

"This is a recipe from Pierce Brosnan's favorite Santa Monica restaurant, Il Ristorante di Giorgio Baldi, and said to be one of his favorite dishes."
 
Penne Al Funghi Porcini (Pierce Brosnan's Fave) created by Artandkitchen
Ready In:
35mins
Ingredients:
9
Serves:
4
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ingredients

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directions

  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat, and sauté the sliced porcini mushrooms with the garlic and parsley till tender, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add the wine and let it all simmer until the wine evaporates, about 5-8 minutes. Add the tomatoes(If you have used reconstituted porcini mushrooms, add the reserved soaking liquid now) and cook for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, boil the penne until al dente. Drain the pasta and add it to the sauce together with the grated cheese. Let cook for 2 minutes at low heat. Taste for seasoning.
  • Serve piping hot. Pass extra cheese for sprinkling. Enjoy!

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  1. Artandkitchen
    Penne Al Funghi Porcini (Pierce Brosnan's Fave) Created by Artandkitchen
  2. Artandkitchen
    Wow! This was sooo delicious!<br/>I used frozen Porcini and fresh Roma tomatoes. I didn't imagine that this would be such a big hit!<br/>I exchanged the penne with pasta fresca (Recipe #272848) and everything was a dream together!<br/>The recipe is perfect! Thanks a lot for posting this recipe!
     
  3. JackieOhNo!
    Wonderful dish! I used fresh porcini mushrooms and might add the thyme next time, but I wanted to enjoy just as Pierce does! It is really, really tasty! Made for Please Review My Recipe Tag Game.
     
  4. looneytunesfan
    I am a huge Pierce Brosnan fan so I just had to try this. It was great. I can see why it is his favorite.
     
  5. bluemoon downunder
    Three of us immensely enjoyed this flavoursome pasta for lunch with crusty ciabatta rolls and champagne. I used fresh porcini mushrooms and my only changes were to use use more mushrooms (just love them!) :) and to add a good sprinkling of thyme in step two. Thank you for sharing Pierre's recipe with us, Sharon! Made for Newest Zaar Tag.
     

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