Another one of Emilia Romagna's most common dishes is Cappellacci, a name that translates to hats, which refers to the shape of the noodles. Cappellacci can be filled with anything from ricotta and spinach to butternut squash. Provided by Business Insider
This quick and easy version of the classic Sicilian pasta dish comes together in about 20 minutes with ingredients you probably already have in your pantry and fridge. You can pick up anything you're missing at the corner deli. (Photo: Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times)
This easy one-pot pasta dish is filled with browned bits of pancetta, shiitake mushrooms and wilted greens, and comes together in just half an hour. Finished with shavings of Parmesan and freshly cracked black pepper, it's a perfect weeknight meal.
NYT Cooking: I make pasta alla Norma all the time; you will find more than one recipe from me on the classic tomato and eggplant sauce. But this is my favorite version, created on the spur of the moment and at the suggestion from a friend.