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If you love pasta as much as we do, you’re in the right spot. Here you’ll find all the “buona fides” (our delicious authentic regional Italian pasta dishes), plus a few tasty cross-cultural recipes. Each pasta recipe is loaded with love (and carbs) and made from scratch in my kitchen here in Italy. You’ll find everything from homemade egg pasta, to whole wheat pasta, bronze-drawn (and gold-drawn) pasta dishes, and our family favorite cozy lasagne and pasticcio recipes –there’s a little bit for everyone here.

How to Make Homemade Italian Egg Pasta (Using Italian 00 Flour)

This homemade pasta recipe is simple to make and uses just 2 ingredients — Italian 00 Flour and eggs. If you’ve ever wanted to try making your own pasta, these noodles make great lasagna, ravioli, tortellini, or tagliatelle, even fettuccine, or cut a little wider to make chewy ribbons of […]

classic italian tomato sauce

Simple and Velvety Italian Tomato Passata Sauce

This naturally (intensely) sweet tomato Passata Sauce recipe is in a word, delicious. We use it for making all kinds of toothsome pasta dishes and in some of our favorite lasagnas. You can use any type of jarred tomato purée for this recipe, but today (and for as long as […]

Speck and Asparagus lasagna just out of the oven

Italian Speck & Asparagus Lasagna (w/Asparagus Béchamel & Zucchini Crema)

This creamy, cheesy, slightly smoky, tomatoey asparagus and speck lasagna recipe is part of my yearly spring tradition of creating a seasonal asparagus-inspired Italian pasticcio. This lasagna is filled with layers of pan-seared asparagus, delicate slices of Italian Speck (plus a little crispy-fried Speck for even more flavor), intensely sweet […]

a ladle full of deep red tomato pasta sauce

How to Make Simple Classic Italian Tomato Sauce for Pasta

If you need a quick and easy tomato sauce for pasta this recipe is the most essential (and delicious) of them all.  Made with basic pantry staples — a jar (or can) of high-quality San Marzano (or Mutti brand tomatoes), extra virgin olive oil, onion, garlic, and a little carrot, […]

pan seared shrimp in a pan full of cream tomato alfredo

Spicy Shrimp Tomato-Alfredo Sauce w/Rigatoni (Anniversary Pasta)

If you love Classic Shrimp Fettucine Alfredo pasta we think you’ll really enjoy this delicious creamy zippier version filled with pan-seared shrimp smothered in a velvety tomato-alfredo sauce. It all starts with a quick homemade clarified shrimp-butter, then a little heavy cream, Grana Padano cheese, scallions, and garlic. It’s so good! […]

the most delicious creamy shrimp alfredo pasta ready to eat with huge red Argentinian shrimp on top of a zigzag regional egg pasta

Shrimp Fettuccini Alfredo Pasta Recipe (w/Parmigiano Cream Sauce)

Shrimp alfredo pasta is made with sautéed garlic shrimp, tossed in a Parmigiano-Reggiano cream sauce with chewy ribbons of Italian egg pasta. It’s a restaurant-quality pasta alfredo recipe that’s so delicious, simple to make, and won’t leave you feeling like you need to take a nap. Sweet Argentinian red shrimp […]

a bowl full of Reginelle tagliatelle pasta which is a tagliatelle egg pasta with zigzagged edges (with a beautiful beef ragù mixed in)

Tagliatelle al Ragù (Northern Italian Beef Ragù w/Pasta)

Northern Italy is known for its varied and delicious ragùs. And this classic beef ragù comes from Emilia-Romagna. A region that you may know as the gastronomic powerhouse where Ragù alla Bolognese, Prosciutto di Parma, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, tortellini, and balsamic vinegar all come from — just to name a few. […]