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Creative Kicthen - Bake Your Pasta

These days, eating out is a luxury. Thanks, partly, to the new GST. It may be RM3.25 per meal but if you add it up, it can come up to quite a fair amount of extra money you have to pay. When you have a family and kids to feed, you start looking at things like that, not that I want to nitpick at things. I would also like to be nonchalant about it too and relax the rules a little when there's a party of gathering. How can you nitpick at things like that with friends and family, right? Spending time with each other is a rarity these days because of how busy everyone is and when you manage to put something together, GST is not even in the picture anymore. LOL

But on most days, I try my best to cook dinner at home. I rely heavily on automated kitchen toys to make this happen, though. Not the best thing for the environment but...heck, I am not Mother Teresa and I can't try to save the world all the time. I am human with human limits.

Anyway, here's something simple that you can toss into your oven within 30 to 45 minutes. Baked pasta. Choose...


  • pasta of choice (cooked)
  • paste of choice (most of the time it is carbonara or tomato paste, right?)
  • cheese of choice (mozzarella, most of the time)
  • herbs of choice (I went with mixed dried herbs)
Throw them all into the oven and viola! Dinner!

#shutupandjusteat


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