Mezze Maniche ai Funghi Grattati

Rigatoni with a Thick Mushroom Sauce

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In Nonna's Kitchen

In Nonna's Kitchen

By Carol Field

Published 1997

  • About

Andreina Pavani Calcagni dreamed up this pasta sauce and should be acclaimed! The secret lies in finding the right mushrooms. Be sure to get brown (not cultivated white button) mushrooms. They are known by various names: cremini, Italian mushrooms, golden mushrooms, or portobellos, which are simply brown mushrooms grown to maturity until their caps have opened to reveal chocolate brown gills. Grating the mushrooms concentrates their taste and brings out t