Category: 1st Course

Ligurian Style Ravioli

Ligurian Style Ravioli

From the Liguria region (northwest Italian coast, with Genoa as its capitol), this ravioli features “bitter” greens that are tempered with ricotta and a pine nut and walnut, milk based-sauce.

Pasta, Mussels and Lentils

Pasta, Mussels and Lentils

A bit heavier primo piatto with the addition of mussels and lentils, which suggests following with a lighter secondo piatto.  Home made trofie would be a perfect pasta shape for this dish.

Star Ravioli with Butter & Herbs

Star Ravioli with Butter & Herbs

  Source: Gnamgnam.it A fun ravioli shape with a simple mushroom and ricotta filling. It is topped with a light herb & butter sauce.

Spaghetti and Shrimp with Zucchini Pesto

Spaghetti and Shrimp with Zucchini Pesto

  Source: Altacucina.co/ An elegant looking pasta dish that is fast and easy to make.  The zucchini pesto makes this dish different.