Tag: mafalde

Mafaldine, Seafood Pasta Dishes, Sicily

Mafaldine with fresh tuna

Mafaldine with fresh tuna. The first time I ate mafaldine with fresh tuna was last summer. I found the recipe on an Italian cookery site and asked my Sicilian hubby to make it for me!  Up until last year, I was still a bit hesitant about cooking untried pasta dishes and left most the...

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Campania, Mafaldine, Pasta Types

Mafaldine (mafalda or reginette)

A little Mafaldine pasta history! Once upon a time there was a beautiful princess called Mafalda of Savoy, the second daughter of King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy.  When Mafalda was born in 1902, some pasta makers claimed they had created a new type of pasta to mark the occasion, although...

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