Maltagliato with Sugo Alla Norma

Directions- 1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Season heavily with  salt.1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Season heavily with  salt.2. Cook the pasta for 11–12 minutes or until al dente. Always set a timer following the 2. Cook the pasta for 11–12 minutes or until al dente. [...]

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Conchiglie with Passata

Directions-  Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Season heavily with salt. Cook the pasta for 11–12 minutes or until al dente. Always set a timer following the box instructions, but taste the pasta before straining to make sure you like the texture. In the meantime, In a sauce pot, on medium heat, [...]

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Penne with Pesto and Zucchini

Directions- Cut into julienne (thin slices) the zucchini. Saute in hot oil, turning them constantly about 10 minutes over medium =high heat. If they start to brown too quickly, the pan is too hot, reduce heat. Drain on paper towels and salt plentiful. Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil and [...]

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Tagliolini Ricotta and Salmon

Directions Cut into julienne (thin slices) shallots and salmon. Drop the pasta in large pot of boiling salted water. Always set a timer following the box instructions, but taste the pasta before straining to make sure you like the texture. In a pan heat the extra virgin olive oil over medium heat. Sautee/Soffrigere the shallots. [...]

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Spaghettoni alla Puttanesca

There are so many different flavors in this classic sauce from Naples. Very quick and easy to make, this recipe contains many ingredients considered kings of the Mediterranean cuisine. Everything is so well balanced: salty, sweet, tangy, and spicy. Not a fan of anchovies or capers? Not to worry, as everything is cooked down and [...]

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Lumaconi with Sugo Antico

I don’t know about you, but once in a while – at least once a week - I wake up in the morning and crave pasta al Pomodoro! This recipe will definitely help you with the cravings. Classic and so decadent Sugo Antico reflects all the tradition of an amazing pasta with tomato sauce. - [...]

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Casarecce with Anfosso Red Peppers Pesto

This is such a simple recipe, but so full of flavors. Perfect for a night when you come home tired from work because you literally will need only the time to boil the pasta water and cook the pasta because this sauce is much better when it is cold. And if you have some leftovers, [...]

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Mix Grilled Vegetables Bruschetta

This beautiful bruschetta is perfect for an Italian aperitivo. It calls for ricotta salata, but you can really use any cheese you have in your fridge. Keep this recipe handy, and if friends show up at the last minute for a drink, you will have the perfect snack ready in minutes. - Luca Manfe Directions [...]

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Spaghettoni Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino

This is an iconic recipe in Italian cuisine. And so, so easy! The secret is in cooking the garlic without burning it and to let it infuse the extra virgin olive oil. In my take on this classic, I add bread crumbs at the end to give it a nice crunch as well as lemon [...]

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Fried Eggplant Panini with Black Olive Pate

Another great recipe idea using our black olive pâté are panini! This panino is easy, but it requires a lot of steps. It’s all worth it, though, because the result is incredible. Breaded fried eggplant is one of my favorite things to eat, and this time works for a panino. Next time you can use [...]

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Mozzarella and Black Olive Pate Panino

There is no limit to the endless possibilities for making a grilled cheese sandwich with Italian cheeses. You are going to love this one with gooey mozzarella, the fresh flavor of orange zest and the kick from the red chili flakes. But the king of this panino is our amazing black olive pâté! - Luca [...]

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Pappardelle al Ragù Bianco

Italian cuisine always changes with the seasons, so I am sure this recipe was first created when tomatoes were not in season and there was not a single jar of tomato sauce available. Ragù means meat sauce and bianco means white, so it should mean it’s a white meat sauce—but in this it case actually [...]

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