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
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
Pasta with walnuts and zucchini is a spring primo piatto that’s simple and satisfying without tomatoes.
English Name: Pasta with zucchini and walnuts · Course: Primo Piatto, Pasta · Author James Martin
Pasta all’Amatriciana is a pasta with a tomato sauce enhanced by guanciale, pecorino cheese and sometimes onion, a traditional primo piatto of not only Amatrice but of Rome
English Name: Pasta all'Amatriciana · Course: Primo Piatto, Pasta · Author James Martin
Pasta alla Puttanesca comes to us from around Naples. It’s a fairly recent addition to Cucina Italiana, but everyone in Naples can cook, even the women of the evening.
English Name: The Whore's Pasta · Course: Primo Piatto · Author James Martin
Pasta e fagioli is a simple pasta or soup dish depending upon how much liquid the cook allows in the dish. It’s winter comfort food at it’s best, simple, warming, and basic.
English Name: Pasta and beans · Course: Primo Piatto · Author James Martin
Italians celebrate spring by featuring fava beans as an appetizer course and in pastas as a prime spring primo piatto.
English Name: Pasta with fave beans · Course: Primo Piatto - sometimes as appetizer without the pasta · Author James Martin
Penne Arrabbiata is basic pasta that’s spicy, the degree of “madness” determining how much stinging of the tongue the pasta will produce.
English Name: Penne in a spicy tomato sauce · Course: Primo Piatto · Author James Martin