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Originally it was with cheese and pepper. Then, with the discovery of America, came the tomato, which was surprisingly only used with pasta in 1839 when Ippolito Cavalcanti’s cookbook proposed "vermicelli co’ le pommadore". Spaghetti with pummarola has come a long way since then to become one of the flagship foods of Italian cuisine all over the world.
Whether it’s linguine or scialatielli, spaghetti or bucatini, penne or fusilli, each and every pasta shape works best with the right match.
If the diatribe about which nation, China or Italy, invented pasta is still open, what is no longer in discussion is who cooks it best. The right cooking point – al dente -, the consistency, the roughness and naturally the dressing are all the patrimony of Italian cuisine. Find out more with the 40 recipes found in iCook Italian, which are either easy to make or more complicated, but always explained step by step alongside some handy tips. These 40 recipes range from classic, traditional dishes, like carbonara, pesto alla genovese,and spaghetti with tomato and include new ways of eating pasta, like Linguine with spinach cream and gorgonzola or Baked timballo di paccheri. In addition, there is no shortage of advice from our chef on the right drink to go with all of them.