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 from the shoals 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
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
Orecchiette con salsiccia e cima di rape and other variations with anchovies and tomato sauce are classic primi piatti from Puglia.
English Name: "Little Ears" pasta with sausage and broccoli rabe · Course: Primo Piatto · Author James Martin
Pane frattau was born in the Barbagia region of Sardinia, a dish of layered carta di musica bread, tomato sauce and pecorino sardo cheese. You’ll find it in many restaurants in the Sardinian interior listed as a primo piatto.
English Name: Pane frattau · Course: Primo Piatto · Author James Martin
Panigacci al pesto is a primo piatto found in a very limited corner of La Lunigiana, in the towns of Aulla and Podenzana.
English Name: (Crepes?) with pesto · Course: Primo Piatto · Author James Martin
Pansotti con Salsa di Noci is a triangular “ravioli” with a walnut sauce often seen on Ligurian menus. It’s a classic of the region and a lighter pasta dish than you might think
English Name: Triangular ravioli in Walnut Sauce · Course: Primo Piatto - Pasta · Author James Martin
Pappa al Pomodoro is a summer tomato soup served warm or at ambient temperature, a mixture of tomatoes, bread, fresh herbs, and a light broth or water.
English Name: Tomato soup or tomato pap · Course: Primo Piatto · Author James Martin
Papparadelle al ragù di capriolo is a pasta dish we might call pasta with venison sauce, a primo piatto most often found in season in the fall in northern Italy.
English Name: Pasta (or noodles) with venison sauce · Course: primo piatto · Author James Martin