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


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I don't have many canapes here. The ones I share are super quick, very tasty and most of all tasty. Your guests will appreciate the effort.

A Quick Note

I wanted to take a minute to say that I do try and weigh as many of the ingredients as I can. I think it helps make recipe results more consistent. Of course professional bakers even measure liquids by weight. I don't mind pulling out my little digital scale when I need to.