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For the pasta lover, there are certain offerings that one finds in homes and trattorias all over Italy. These recipes constitute the basic pasta repertoire: recipes tested and perfected through the centuries.

They also represent the basic truths of a successful pasta recipe: simple and straightforward in preparation; requiring superb and fresh ingredients; combining the ingredients into a sauce of classic harmony; and then adding the pasta that melds perfectly with the sauce.

From this basic repertoire, it is then possible to build and expand your pasta cooking experience -- expanding the varieties of presentation and of tastes; and building on the concepts of melding and harmony.

Start with these classics, and enjoy!



spaghetti aglio e olio

trofie or trenette with pesto

spaghetti with garlic, tomato, and basil

ragu (Bolognese)

spaghetti carbonara

spaghetti con vongole

fettuccine Alfredo (including The Original)

fettuccine paglio e fieno

spaghetti alla puttanesca

spaghetti marinara

bucatini all'amatriciana

ravioli with sage and white wine

tortellini alla panna





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