Primi

  • 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 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

  • Lasagne con pesto e salmone

    Lasagne con pesto e salmone means an oven-baked lasagna layered with with pesto, B├ęchamel 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

  • Lombrichelli allo Scoglio

    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