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 James Martin
Lasagne con pesto e salmone means an oven-baked lasagna layered with with pesto, Béchamel sauce, and smoked salmon, one of many Italian pastas without tomatoes in the sauce.
English Name: Lasagna with pesto and smoked salmon · Course: Primo Piatto, Pasta · Author James Martin
A thick, handmade spaghetti called Lombrichelli is paired with seafood in this classic dish of Lazio.
English Name: Fat spaghetti with seafood · Course: Primo Piatto, Pasta · Author James Martin
Lorighittas is pasta from Sardinia formed into a ring like two strands of twisted spaghetti. These days it’s served with shrimp, zucchini, or artichokes.
English Name: Lorighittas with shrimp · Course: Primo Piatto, Pasta · Author James Martin
Pizzoccheri is a buckwheat flour pasta that fits with the heavier cuisine of the Lombardy region where it borders with Switzerland.
English Name: Pizzoccheri · Course: Hearty first course · Author James Martin
Spaghetti acciugata brings the taste of anchovies to the fore in this primo piatto found on some Italian menus.
English Name: Spaghetti with Anchovy Sauce · Course: Primo Piatto, Pasta · Author James Martin
Spaghetti alla trabaccolara is served with a sauce of wine, tomatoes and fish, named after the boats of fishermen from San Benedetto del Tronto.
English Name: Spaghetti with fish · Course: Primo Piatto · Author James Martin
Spaghetti con le vongole, spaghetti with clams, is a very popular Italian seaside dish with many variations, and is a big part of the Christmas Eve dinner, especially in Naples.
English Name: Spaghetti with Clams · Course: Primo Piatto · Author James Martin