Italy’s Regions

Italy is divided up into 20 regions and each region, except for the Aosta valley, has a number of provinces. Although there are many types of pasta that are eaten in many or all the Italian regions, a lot originated in a particular region and then became popular in other parts of the peninsula, whilst others are only found in one or a few regions.

Sicily

12 Sicilian pasta recipes for your table.

12 Sicilian Pasta recipes. Bring a taste of Sicily to your table with these 12 Sicilian pasta recipes from my hubby’s homeland . 20 regions, 20 different kitchens. Italy is a beautiful country and every region has fabulous landscapes and places to visit. However, when it comes to food, Italian...

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Fregola (fregula), Sardinia

Sardinian Fregola (fregula sarda)

Sardinian Fregola (Fregula). Sardinian fregola is a small pasta typical of Sardinia. It is made of  balls of durum wheat semolina and water, rolled by hand and roasted in the oven. This pasta is uniquely Sardinian and not found in other Italian regions. Sardinian fregola looks like...

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