Spaghetti “Surf & Turf” Marche Style

Spaghetti Mare e Monti (literally, Sea & Mountain, or Surf and Turf) is a traditional dish from the Marche region in Central Italy. Calamari, clams and mushrooms are combined in this surf and turf meal, creating an incredibly flavorful meal that is easy to prepare.

Spaghetti alle Vongole (Calabrese)

The traditional spaghetti alle vongole recipe makes dinner delicious in under 30 minutes.  It’s the perfect recipe for a warm summer night. This simple yet exquisite seafood pasta dish is flavored with chili—after all, it’s from Calabria– white wine, parsley, and, most notably, garlic.

Spaghetti ai Ricci di Mare

It may seem strange to eat the spiny sea urchin, but the tender inside is considered a delicacy around the world—nowhere more than in Sardinia, where you'll find sea urchins of the highest quality.  Look for these special items at local seafood specialty stores or …

Pappa al Pomodoro

The Tuscan tomato-bread soup– Pappa al Pomodoro– is perfect when made with good quality canned Italian tomatoes and high-quality extra virgin olive oil. Traditionally designed as a way to get rid of stale bread, this dish can absolutely work well with fresh bread, and it …

Spaghetti all’Amatriciana

The origins of this dish are legendarily traced back to shepherds who used the available sheep’s milk cheese with pasta water for the sauce. Today this cheese is linked to Rome via its name: Pecorino Romano. There are “Four Famous” Roman pasta dishes, all of …

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