Minestrone is a thick vegetable soup without a fixed recipe that takes advantage of what’s fresh in the garden.
English Name: Minestrone · Course: Primo Piatto, Soup · Author James Martin
Ribollita is a Tuscan bread soup made with white beans and leafy greens. You’ll find it on restaurant menus in Florence down to Siena. It’s a very popular soup in the Chianti region.
English Name: Ribollita · Course: Primo Piatto · Author James Martin
Tortellini in brodo is a primo piatto, eaten in place of pasta during the Italian meal. In good hands, it is an extraordinary dish.
English Name: Tortellini in Broth · Course: Primo Piatto · Author James Martin
Zuppa Cuata is a Sardinian bread and cheese “soup” that absorbs all its broth during the baking of the dish, resulting in a fine, warming baked casserole for a first course in a Sardinian traditional restaurant.
English Name: Bread and Cheese Soup · Course: Primo Piatto · Author James Martin