Dried Pasta

Easy Sausage and Lentil Pasta Bake

This hearty pasta dish is mixed with chunks of fantastic Umbrian sausage sausage and lightened up with lentils and wild fennel. It’s then topped with dollops of white sauce and a sprinkling of Parmigiano-Reggiano, which form a cheesy layer as the pasta bakes.

Tagliolini pasta with almond pesto and broad beans

TAGLIOLINI WITH PESTO AND BROAD BEANS. Umbrians love broad beans, fave. As soon as...

Sicilian baked pasta timbale with eggplants and basil (pasta...

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Penne pasta with broccoli romaneschi

"Romanesco broccoli" or "coral broccoli", it is actually a variant form of cauliflower. Awesomely...

Spaghetti with fresh fava beans & guanciale

Spaghetti with fresh fava beans & guanciale is a traditional recipe for the spring in Central Italy. An easy sauce that makes great use of broad beans which are just in season.

Classic white pasta bake with peas and ham

Pasta al forno (baked pasta) is to Italy what macaroni and cheese is to...

How to identify best quality store bought pasta

In Italy a good bowl of pasta is  hardly ever refused. So easy,  so...

Carbonara pasta with a silver lining

Spaghetti with carbonara sauce is a classic and easy Italian dish, made by coating pasta in a creamy sauce of eggs, cheese, cured pork, and black pepper. Carbonara served with a few slices of truffle appears regularly in the menus of Umbrian restaurants and will make you feel like you are on vacation in our beautiful region. Learn how to combine the right ingredients for a carbonara sauce with a silky texture, and avoid to accidentally scrambling the eggs in the process.

Spaghetti with salmon and brandy sauce

This is a delicious salmon pasta recipe which will give you dinner in less than 30 minutes. Rich in omega-3 as well as flavor it's a perfect treat for the whole family.

How to cook pasta

Pasta is such a convenient food and it's made in a million ways all...