Orecchiette with chorizo, scallops, broad beans, coconut & black vinegar

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Preparation info

  • For

    6

    as a generous starter
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Fusion: A Culinary Journey

Fusion

By Peter Gordon

Published 2010

  • About

Orecchiette are lovely ear-shaped pasta originating from Puglia in the heel of Southern Italy. I must admit I used to think they were more like belly buttons than ears, but then it’s tortellini that have that anatomical honour - must be that I have a funny-shaped belly button. Whatever, I have to say that they’re one of my favourite wheat-based pastas as I love the wav that they hold sauce in their cavity and they are usually quite firm to the bite and chewy. They’re mostly produced in smal