Category Primi Piatti

Pasta e Fagioli (Pasta Fazool) Recipe

Hello Everybody! Today I have an easy and delicious pasta e fagioli recipe to share with you all. This pasta fazool recipe is how my mother used to make it while I was growing up in Orsara and has remained a staple recipe that I love to share with my family. Quick, simple and tasty, it makes for a great midweek dinner. Watch the video below for the recipe or continue reading for the written recipe.


For the beans/fagioli:

  • 1/2 pound dry white beans, such as navy or cannellini
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • Olive oil, extra-virgin
  • 5 cups water

For the pasta:

  • 1 lb. mixed pasta – assorted small shapes (pasta mista)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil, extra-virgin
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • oh yeah baby, optional (hot pepper)
  • handful of parsley, chopped
  • Salt, to taste

For the beans: Rinse the beans thoroughly...

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Spaghetti Aglio e Oligo with Anchovies Recipe

Hello everybody! Today I would like to share with you my spaghetti aglio e olio with anchovies recipe, which simply translates to spaghetti garlic and oil with anchovies. It’s a quick and easy dish to make and the anchovies adds a bit of saltiness to the original garlic and oil recipe. Watch along as I prepare this recipe in the video below or keep reading for the written recipe.


  • 10 oz. spaghetti
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • 8 cloves of garlic
  • 2 oz. flat fillet anchovies, rinsed
  • 1/4 cup capers, rinsed
  • handful fresh parsley, chopped
  • Hot pepper (optional)
  • Sea salt, to taste

Begin by bringing a big pot of water to a boil. While the water is boiling, cut the garlic cloves into a few pieces. They don’t need to be cut too thin, but it depends on how you prefer it...

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