• Acqua Cotta

    A peasant soup with garden vegetables topped by a poached egg called Acqua Cotta is found mostly in central Italy.

    English Name: Cooked Water · Course: Primo Piatto - Soup · Author

  • Cannelloni

    Almost everyone knows Cannelloni, a pasta made into tubes commercially and in the kitchen by using sheets of pasta wrapped around the filling and covered with a sauce before baking.

    English Name: Cannelloni (Italian for large canes or reeds) · Course: Primo Piatto · Author

  • Chicche con cicale di mare

    This seafood primo piatto has some unusual ingredients, but it’s simple and delicious when eaten by the sea.

    English Name: Gnocchetti with Seafood · Course: Primo Piatto · Author

  • Corzetti or Croxetti with Marjoram Pesto

    Corzetti are a type of stamped pasta found in the Liguria region, often sauced with marjoram pesto, pesto Genovese, or a special Ligurian ragu u tuccu.

    English Name: Croxetti with Marjoram Pesto · Course: Primo Piatto · Author

  • Culurgionis

    Culurgionis are a Sardinian pasta stuffed with potatoes and mint and sauced with olive oil and pecorino cheese or a tomato sauce.

    English Name: Culurgionis · Course: Primo Piatto · Author

  • Fagottini Pasta

    Fagottini are little stuffed bundles of pasta formed into a round bundle. You’ll find them in the north of Italy, mostly in Lombardia and Emilia Romagna.

    English Name: Fagottini · Course: Primo Piatto · Author

  • Farro Risotto: Farrotto

    Farro is an ancient grain that contains a starch similar to that of arborio or carnaroli rices, and can make a sturdy and healthy risotto often seen on restaurant menus in Tuscany and Umbria.

    English Name: Farro Risotto · Course: Primo Piatto · Author

  • Fregola con arselle

    Fregola or Fregula con arselle on an Italian menu indicates a Sardinian semolina pasta type garnished with small clams.

    English Name: Semolina balls with small clams · Course: Primo Piatto · Author

  • Gnocchi al Ragu

    Gnocchi al Ragu is a classic Italian primo piatto that can carry a long-cooked sauce made of a variety of meats or seafoods.

    English Name: Dumplings with meat sauce · Course: Primo Piatto · Author

  • Gnocchi di Patate con Fonduta

    A hearty dish, potato gnocchi with cheese fondue is just what you want on those chilly evenings in Piemonte.

    English Name: Potato gnocchi with cheese fondue · Course: Primo Piatto · Author