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Pasta alla Norcina

This is a creamy pasta dish from the Umbrian town of Norcia, Italy.

Ingredients: (for 2 persons)

  • 300g of pasta (type rigatoni)
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 300g of brown mushroom
  • 1 onion
  • 2 flavourful sausages
  • 2 large spoons of crème fraîche OR ricotta
  • 100g Parmigiano Reggiano
  • A glass of white wine
  • Salt, pepper.


  • Parsley
  • Espelette pepper
  • Shaved black truffles (optional)


  1. Finely dice the onion, garlic and mushroom
  2. In a hot pan, add the onion then 3 minutes after the garlic
  3. Add the sausages, without the skin. The goal is to reduce the sausage to small pieces of meat
  4. Add the mushroom
  5. After 5 minutes, add the white wine
  6. If you have optional ingredients, it’s time to add them to the pan
  7. 1 minute before the pasta is cooked (according to package directions), add the cream and some water from the pasta (~10 cl).
  8. Add the pasta in the pan (time to use your kitchen spider)
  9. Make sure everything is mixed together and serve
  10. Add some cheese on top (+ grated truffle if you have some)