Authentic Italian Recipes from Nonna Box
What in the world is Spaghetti alle Vongole? It turns out, it is a delicious pasta dish made with clams, and it is a part of traditional Neapolitan cuisine.
There are loads of Neapolitan dishes that are based around fresh seafood, but some stand out amongst the others. Spaghetti alle Vongole (Spaghetti with Clams) is one of these and has found international favor for very good reasons.
What type of clams do you use?
In Italy, you usually use fresh ?vongole verace? or Mediterranean Wedge shell clams; these are tiny clams about the size of a thumbnail to a quarter. These types of clams aren?t as readily available elsewhere, so any small clam is a good option for substitution.
Small cherrystone clams and littleneck clams are great options that are fairly easily found in much of the United States (and work very well in our experience).
How do you prep…
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