Abotta Pezzie, Sagne a Pezze

Other Names:
Sagne a Pezze
Region:
Abruzzi
Made with:
Abotta Pezzie is a homemade pasta and is made with salt, water, and durum wheat.
About:
In the Abruzzi dialect, Abotta Pezzie means “feed the beggar”. Its name implies it’s rooted in a poor man’s pasta. It would be served with tomato sauce and pecorino cheese or in conjunction with beans, lentils or cicerchie (a type of bean),

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

 

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