A faraona on the menu refers to a guinea fowl that’s been roasted or braised in a liquid as a main course or secondo piatto on an Italian menu.
English Name: Guinea fowl · Course: Secondo piatto, main course · Author James Martin
Grigliata mista is the Italian mixed grill that can be made up of carne (meat) pesche (fish) or fruitti di mare (shelfish with a few fish thrown in).
English Name: Mixed grill · Course: Secondo piatto, main course · Author James Martin
Osso buco is a cross-cut veal shank braised long and slow in white wine, broth and vegetables.
English Name: braised veal shank · Course: Secondo piatto, main course or piatto unico with risotto alla milanese · Author James Martin
Pani ca’ Meusa is a spleen sandwich, a cheap meal in Palermo from restaurants and stands on the street.
English Name: Spleen Sandwich · Course: Main course, street food · Author James Martin
Peposo is a beef stew flavored with an abundant dose of ground black pepper. Have it in the area south of Florence in and around the town of Impruneta.
English Name: Beef stewed with black pepper · Course: Secondo piatto, main course · Author James Martin
Piccione are young, pre-flight pigeons, usually grilled to a medium doneness for a main course on menus in Italy.
English Name: Squab · Course: Secondo piatto, main course · Author James Martin
The white pizza, pizza bianca, comes without that tomato sauce base you’ve come to expect. But you don’t need tomato on a pizza, and a white pizza can be a blank canvas for creative pizza wizards.
English Name: White pizza · Course: Secondo piatto, main course, or sometimes a primo if you like · Author James Martin
Pizza Capricciosa has a standard list of ingredients for toppings, but other toppings can be added capriciously. And that’s the fun of it.
English Name: Pizza Capriciosa · Course: Second or as Street Food · Author James Martin
Ground meat, seafood, or even vegetables and toasted bread crumbs can be made into the Italian version of meatloaf and (meat)balls.
English Name: Meatloaf or meatballs · Course: Secondo piatto, main course · Author James Martin
Saltimbocca alla Romana, a Roman classic main course, will jump in your mouth with a combination of veal, prosciutto, sage and white wine.
English Name: Veal with prosciutto and sage in a wine sauce · Course: Secondo piatto, main course · Author James Martin