100 Ways to Be Pasta: Perfect Pasta Recipes from Gangivecchio

Sample Recipes from 100 Ways to Be Pasta: Perfect Pasta Recipes from Gangivecchio


Farfalle with Sweet Green Peas and Prosciutto Cotto

We used to grow our own peas here at Gangivecchio, back when there was someone to shell them. But times have changed. Now we have a small...


Fiery Spaghetti with Anchovies, Olives, and Capers i...

The meeting of anchovies, black olives, and peppers is a classic of the Sicilian kitchen. We always use capers packed in salt. If you rin...

by Wanda Tornabene and Giovanna Tornabene


Bavette with Pistachio Pesto and Shrimp

I had this in a restaurant in Selinunte, a small seaside town in western Sicily famous for its enormous Greek temples. I love to visit hi...

by Wanda Tornabene and Giovanna Tornabene


Maria’s Sedanini with Salmon, Fennel, and Rose...

I love salmon. It is one of my favorite fish, and I think that the taste of salmon with wild fennel is perfect. Maria is my auntie, my ma...


Bucato with a Carnival of Sweet Peppers

This pasta is as beautiful to look at as it is to eat. I tried this recipe for the first time with our coauthor, Carolina. It was a happy...

by Wanda Tornabene and Giovanna Tornabene


Pappardelle with Asparagus, Walnuts, and Speck

If you find fresh fava beans at the market, they are great instead of or in addition to asparagus in this dish. We are not used to steami...

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