Sauce

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.

Beef and pork ragù sauce

In net contrast to everything stated yesterday about sauce and Italians eating light meals,...

Spaghetti with asparagus garlic and fresh chili pepper

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Summer and fall pasta with porcini & peppers

PORCINI AND SWEET PEPPER SAUCE. This is a variation of the basic tomato sauce...

Amatriciana my way

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Tagliolini pasta with almond pesto and broad beans

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

Simple authentic Italian tomato sauce (sugo di pomodoro)

Even though in Italy we have some of the best tomatoes in the world,...

Classic white pasta bake with peas and ham

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

Green ravioli with zucchini, ricotta, lemon-butter and honey

I fell in love with colored pasta this summer. May be because I have...

Quick fresh tomato sauce for pasta

There are two types of basic tomato sauce, one made with fresh tomatoes and...