For this week’s recipe, Sebastien and Sheila Centner shared their recipe for Sheila’s Fusilli with Prosciutto and Cherry Tomatoes from their new book, Eatertainment.
Fusilli with Prosciutto and Cherry Tomatoes
Yield: serves 6–8
Prep time: 30 minutes + 2 hours– overnight to marinate
Cook time: 12 minutes
– 3 pints cherry tomatoes, halved
– 1 Tbsp minced garlic
– 2 lb fusilli
– 1⁄4 cup olive oil
– Sea salt and black pepper
– 101⁄2 oz prosciutto, sliced paper thin
– 1⁄2 cup basil leaves
– 6 oz parmigiano-reggiano
– Chili flakes, for garnish, optional
In a small bowl, mix the tomatoes with the garlic. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or preferably
In a large pot, cook the pasta in generously salted water according to the package directions until al dente.
Drain the pasta, transfer to a large bowl, add the oil, and toss to coat completely. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Divide the pasta among six to eight bowls. Arrange the tomatoes, prosciutto, and basil over top. Using a sharp knife or vegetable peeler, shave some Parmigiano-Reggiano over everything. Sprinkle with chilli flakes (if using) and serve immediately.
For many people, the idea of planning a dinner party can bring on stress and miss the point altogether: enjoying time with guests. From the owners of leading Canadian event management and catering companies comes Sebastien and Sheila Centner’s first book, Eatertainment – a beautifully photographed, all-in-one entertaining guidebook to make entertaining at home as simple as can be.
Sharing their decades of expertise, Seb and Sheila provide readers with practical tips and tricks for entertaining regardless of prep time, availability or budget, with instructions on everything from setting the table, to picking flowers for a center-piece, to even planning an easy loot bag for guests to take home. Featuring more than 140 recipes, 12 different types of events and 3 planning difficulty levels (Simple Entertaining, A Little More Effort and Pulling Out All The Stops), Eatertainment is a thoughtfully-assembled guidebook for anyone looking to host a stress-free gathering – no matter what kind of event you throw.