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Are baby artichokes and fresh basil leaves together good parings with tomato sauce which is goona be used in for seafood pasta?

hae young | Sep 9, 201102:01 AM

hi!

do you think baby artichokes and basil leaves in hot evoo as a marinade are good parings with tomato sauce for seafood pasta (like lobster and shrimp)

i saw batali's recipe.

his marinade of artichoke includes MINT leaves and crushed peppers.

i tend to think and feel that basil leaves significantly sweeten my tomato sauce but not mint leaves.

so i really obsess putting in lots of basil leaves(which are usually cut into chiffonade) in tomato sauce.
and tomato sauce per se, i tend to double the amount of the sauce than batali called for in the recipe.
how do you t

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