Organic products as part of the clean eating movement are said to offer health benefits. As we stay home, most of us, especially kids, would appreciate more variety and fun in our daily meals.
Enter three new Alce Nero pasta – Organic Tricolore Spaghetti and Organic Tricolore Kids Pasta Sport Shapes, and the Organic Whole Wheat Spaghetti. Alce Nero Organic Tricolore Spaghetti and Alce Nero Organic Whole Wheat Spaghetti retail for RM8.20 per pack, while Alce Nero Organic Kids Pasta Sport Shapes retails at RM5.90. Alce Nero pastas are available at organic food sections of Ben’s Independence Grocer, Jaya Grocer, Village Grocer and selected AEON outlets.
Here’s a recipe using Alce Nero Organic Whole Wheat Spaghetti that uses organic wholemeal durum wheat semolina that is made by milling the whole grain, without added ingredients.
Spaghetti Pad Thai (Wholewheat)
|Alce Nero Wholewheat Spaghetti||250g|
|Alce Nero Extra Virgin Olive Oil|
|Garlic, chopped||3 cloves|
|Chicken meat (sliced and marinated with 1 tsp cornflour, fish sauce, sugar and chilli flakes)||300g|
|Prawns (marinated with 1 tsp sugar)||100g|
|Chilli padi, sliced||4 stalks|
|Brown sugar||2 tbsp|
|Chicken stock granules||1 tsp|
|Fish sauce||2-3 tbsp|
|Kuchai chives, cut into 2cm lengths||50g|
- Heat Alce Nero extra virgin olive oil in a wok, sauté the chopped garlic until fragrant adding the marinated chicken meat and prawns.
- Add the tamarind juice, brown sugar, chicken stock granules, chilli padi and fish sauce.
- Return the cooked Alce Nero spaghetti into the wok, adding lastly the chives and beansprouts. Adjust salt & sugar to taste, turning off the heat.
- Top with garnishing ingredients, squeeze in the lime juice before serving.
Founded in the 1970s, Alce Nero is a pioneer of organic farming in Italy. Developed by a cooperative of young farmers who were concerned about the negative effects of intensive commercial farming, it has grown to be one of the most successful organic food brands in Italy, with a growing presence in global markets.