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Pasta with Tomatoes and Golden Breadcrumbs

Pasta first courses are a main event in an Italian household. This is a simple unpretentious dish topped with hot toasted breadcrumbs. Toasted breadcrumbs over pasta dishes are common in Southern Italian cooking, especially in hard times when people could not afford cheese. Chef Alba Farfalle Tomatoes and Golden Breadcrumbs Pasta first courses are a main event in an Italian household. This is a simple unpretentious dish topped with hot toasted breadcrumbs. Toasted breadcrumbs over pasta dishes...

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Chianti Drunken Spaghetti

Chianti Drunken Spaghetti is one of the many traditional recipes of the Cucina Povera in Italy. The uniqueness of this dish is the addition of red wine twice to the spaghetti. Not only is the wine added in the sauce, wine is also added to the pasta boiling water. Taste can vary depending on the type of red wine used. I use a full-bodied Chianti or San Giovese wine. Use a wine which has a full taste and a...

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Pasta with Fresh Lemon and Basil

This exquisite lemon pasta is prepared by lightly sautéing the garlic in a good quality olive oil with the fragrant zest of a lemon. It is an easy first course dish to prepare, especially in the summer.  What makes this dish distinct is that the juice of one lemon is added to the boiling pasta water to enhance the flavor of the pasta.  Additionally, some of lemon flavored pasta water can be used as an ingredient and added to...

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Rigatoni with Feta and Sundried Tomatoes

This recipe is a fusion of Italian and Greek cuisines.  The Italian and Greek cuisines are recognized for their frugality, richness of flavors, and fragrant aromas. Both cuisines are famous for their custom of cooking with the freshest, locally grown ingredients, and high-quality olive oil. You may become so captivated by this pasta recipe that you will make it over and over again! Chef Alba Rigatoni with Feta and Sundried Tomatoes This recipe is a fusion of Italian and Greek...

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Penne Verza e Pomodoro

Pasta with Verza (savoy cabbage) e pomodoro is a traditional and winter seasonal dish in Italy. Make it for your family and friends as a special Sunday main course. There is always someone in the family who doesn't like cabbage,  I  guarantee that because of the way the cabbage is cooked, that even a non cabbage eater will enjoy its buttery taste. With just a few ingredients prepared in such a short time, this dish can truly be an...

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