Restaurant quality pasta, at home: Pasta Vera

Christchurch’s Pasta Vera not only supplies the country’s top eateries with fresh pasta, but is on a mission to help Kiwis achieve restaurant-quality pasta dishes at home. Its delicious and high-quality offering now extends to a new retail range, vegan options – and even a celebrity collaboration.     The new retail range of fresh […]

Pumpkin, Sundried Tomato & Feta Ravioloni in a Sage Cream Sauce

This exceptional recipe from Pasta Vera is a delicious way to get through autumn. Serves 3-4 INGREDIENTS 400g Pasta Vera Pumpkin, Sundried Tomato & Feta Ravioloni 1-2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup chopped pecans 1/3 cup finely chopped onion 1-2 tablespoons dried chopped sage or 1/4 cup of chopped fresh sage 3/4 cup dry white wine […]

Cuisine for Christmas: Pasta Vera

With the arrival of both expected and unexpected guests at Christmas, or hungry teenagers and uni students returning home for the holidays , Pasta Vera can help take the stress out of feeding extra mouths over the busy festive season.     Pasta Vera’s best-selling homestyle lasagne is a tasty and convenient option, whether families […]

Spinach & Ricotta Ravioloni with Arrabbiata Sauce

    INGREDIENTS 800g Pasta Vera Spinach & Ricotta Ravioloni 2 tbsp olive oil 1 fresh red chilli, finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 1 red onion, finely chopped 2 tins chopped tomatoes 2 tbsp tomato paste 1 tsp dried oregano Salt and pepper 100g Pasta Vera Basil Pesto, to serve Parmesan shavings, to […]

The perfect pasta: Pasta Vera

Using the freshest, locally sourced ingredients, the exceptional range of products at locally owned family business Pasta Vera are created with love.     Pasta Vera is the preferred gourmet pasta supplier to restaurants and hotels around New Zealand and works with chefs to create their own specialised pasta. Based in Wigram, Pasta Vera’s new […]

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How to have a happy holiday: Pasta Vera

With the arrival of guests – expected and unexpected – at Christmas, and kids home from uni or overseas who always seem to be on the prowl for food, suddenly there’s no time for relaxation, because you’re too busy fretting about what to conjure up for the next meal.     Pasta Vera at Unit […]

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Pasta passion: Pasta Vera

Italian film director Federico Fellini once said, “Life is a combination of magic and pasta”. It’s an observation that gourmet pasta wholesale and retail business Pasta Vera would heartily agree with; after all, this company has been a top pasta producer for the past 17 years.     “Our pasta is fresh and Canterbury made, […]