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Top 5 of the most traditional pasta from Italy

Pasta is undoubtedly one of the greatest gifts Italian gastronomy has given the world.

From traditional recipes to international fusions, the creativity to make dishes using pasta, continues to be an inspiration in kitchens around the world. 

Currently there is a great variety of dishes, flavors and combinations, but have you wondered which ones are the most traditional pastas in Italy?

Here are some of the most typical recipes.

Spaghetti Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino.

Originated in the Abruzzo region in central Italy, this is a classic dish with a very basic composition. It’s made with olive oil, garlic and italian chilli. All of the ingredients can be easily found in any Italian home. 

Fettuccine Carbonara

Originally from Lazio and more specifically Rome, its main ingredients are egg, pecorino or parmesan cheese, guanciale or bacon and black pepper.

The type of pasta can vary and olive oil is key to be considered a classic and exquisite Carbonara. 

Lasagne al ragú

Undoubtedly one of the most popular and most requested dishes in Italian restaurants in the world. The combination of fresh tomatoes, bay leaf and seasoned meat give as result a truly delightful sauce, ideal to share with the family.


A true connoisseur knows that ravioli making requires a special paste where flour, water and the exact amount of egg are key to its consistency. Ravioli is one of Italy’s classic stuffed pastas, the filling is usually beef, assorted cheeses or spinach. Then, they are dried, boiled and covered in a rich and luscious homemade sauce. 

Traditional Italian pastas

Cacio y Pepe

Cacio y Pepe is a less popular recipe, but still an Italian cuisine classic. 

This pasta is perfect for those who enjoy strong flavors, since its main ingredients are cheese and pepper, originally Caciocavallo cheese was used, hence the name reference.

Pasta is a dish with many variations and creative combinations, but there is something that has remained throughout the years: it invites you to share, it evokes homey flavors, fresh ingredients and comfort.

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