“Chitarra” is a guitar in Italian, and also the name of a tool with which to make pasta of the same name.

It’s a long egg pasta shape, typical of the Abruzzo region of Italy, from whence our friend Aldo Zilli hails.

Aldo Zilli Chitarra  Aldo Zilli Chitarra 2

This pasta is typically served with a lamb ragu, and veal meatballs in tomato sauce. Click on the images below for our delicious recipes.

Lamb Ragu and Meatballs

Lamb Ragu 123 chitarra  Meatballs WCT 52 chitarra