Abotta Pezzie, Sagne a Pezze

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Sagne a Pezze



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Abotta Pezzie is a homemade pasta and is made with salt, water and durum wheat.


In the Abruzzi dialect Abotta Pezzie means “feed the beggar”. It’s name implies it’s roots as a poor man’s pasta. It would be served with tomato sauce and peccorino cheese or in conjunction with beans, lentils or cicerchie (a type of bean),

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Sagne a Pezze

 Source: Encyclopedia of Pasta, Oretta Zanini De Vita, Univ of Calif. Press. pg. 27


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