Exploring the Art of Italian Pasta Sauces: A Guide to Various Flavors

December 18, 2023

There are many Italian pasta sauces that you can combine with your favorite pasta

Take a gourmet journey through the intriguing world of diverse Italian pasta sauces. The journey offers a symphony of tastes and textures, from the core of classic recipes to the discovery of current sensations.

Piccolino Pizza, where skill meets imagination, is at the vanguard of this gastronomic discovery. Discover the beauty behind each sauce, which has been painstakingly prepared to suit a variety of pasta recipes.

Join us on a culinary adventure as Piccolino Pizza introduces you to the vast and wonderful realm of Italian pasta sauces, providing a delightful experience for every palate.

Various Italian Pasta Sauces

There are various Italian pasta sauces that you need to try. All of them go well with your homemade pasta.

Napoli Sauce

Napoli sauce is a famous Italian recipe that captivates the taste buds with its rich and robust flavor. This classic sauce from Italy is made at Piccolino Pizza with pureed tomatoes and blended with seasonal herbs, creating a symphony of flavors that dance on your tongue.

The sauce is expertly crafted to capture the spirit of Italian culinary tradition. Each serving is topped with a delicious sprinkle of shaved Parmesan for added deliciousness.

Piccolino Pizza's Napoli Sauce promises a gourmet journey to Naples right at your table, where authenticity and perfection meet in delicious harmony.

Cenere Sauce

At Piccolino Pizza, where culinary delights take center stage, discover the charm of Cenere Sauce. Our Cenere Sauce is a symphony of flavors that combines the richness of black olive puree, the silky smoothness of cream, and the distinctive flavor of Gorgonzola. Adding walnuts adds a pleasant crunch to the sensory experience in every bite.

We encourage you to taste the decadent symphony of black olive puree, cream, Gorgonzola, and walnuts on Piccolino Pizza, resulting in a dining experience that will linger in your memory even after the last mouthful.

Traditional Bolognese Sauce

Piccolino Pizza's rich and authentic Bolognese Sauce, a masterpiece among our offerings, will take you on a culinary adventure. Our version is a harmonious blend of beef and ground beef, cooked to perfection and paired with crushed tomatoes, creating the perfect homemade spaghetti sauce. Seasonal herbs give it a fragrant aroma, and a delicious sprinkling of shaved Parmesan complements each savory element.

This classic sauce embodies Italian heritage, evoking the warmth and pleasure of a home-cooked meal. We invite you to enjoy the appeal of traditional Bolognese sauce, commonly used for spaghetti sauce.

Traditional Bolognese Sauce
Traditional Bolognese Sauce

Norma Sauce

Savor the exquisite aroma of Norma Sauce, a culinary masterpiece that honors classic Italian ingredients, at Piccolino Pizza. Our version is a delicious blend of pureed tomatoes, the deep and earthy fried eggplant flavor, and the onions' fragrant aroma.

Adding creamy ricotta salata and the fresh floral touch of basil make this dish even more perfect. Each component works together to produce a comforting and delicious sauce, embodying the essence of Italian culinary flair.

Amatriciana Sauce

At Piccolino Pizza, authentic Italian flavors come to life with our robust and flavorful Amatriciana Sauce and homemade potato gnocchi. Our version's potent combination of sautéed pancetta, pureed tomatoes, and an irresistible touch of chopped chili peppers creates a delicious and savory sauce.

The dish is finished with grated Parmesan, which adds a richness of flavor to the whole experience. Join us at Piccolino Pizza for an authentic Italian culinary experience, and let Amatriciana Sauce, combined with our homemade gnocchi, take your taste buds to the heart of Italy.

Pulled Duck Ragu Sauce

Piccolino Pizza's Pulled Duck Ragu Sauce is a rich and flavorful symphony of flavors. Experience the delicious combination of slow-cooked duck legs marinated in a sumptuous Napoli sauce that embodies Italian culinary perfection.

The sauce is a monument to the skill of slow cooking and duck's intense, distinct flavor, enhanced by the aromatic touch of fresh rosemary and finished with the richness of grated Parmesan Parmesan.

Mushroom Truffle Sauce 

Indulge your taste buds with the delicious Truffle Mushroom Sauce at Piccolino Pizza. Immerse yourself in a savory symphony of sautéed mushrooms, cream, chopped parsley, and a shaved Parmesan.

This sumptuous sauce creates a luxurious and relaxing pasta dining experience with its earthy nuances and tantalizing truffle aroma.

Join us at Piccolino Pizza to enrich your dining experience with the rich and seductive taste of Mushroom Truffle Sauce, a monument to Italian culinary genius.

Mushroom Truffle
Mushroom Truffle

Wild Boar Ragu Sauce 

Embark on a culinary trip with Piccolino Pizza's Wild Boar Ragu, where intense ingredients and traditional craftsmanship combine in a symphony of flavor.

Our 48-hour marinated wild boar ragu, loaded with red wine, fragrant rosemary, and juicy tomatoes, provides a robust and flavorful experience. Each forkful is a voyage through the heart of Italian culinary genius, topped off with shaved Parmesan.

wild Boar Ragu
wild Boar Ragu

Fresh Seafood Sauce 

At Piccolino Pizza, where the essence of the sea meets Italian culinary elegance, dive into a taste of the sea with our Fresh Seafood Sauce. Immerse yourself in the thrill of locally produced fresh seafood delicately combined with a dash of fresh tomato, a dab of white wine, a hint of chili, and a sprinkling of fresh parsley.

This excellent sauce captures the essence of coastal aromas, guaranteeing a seafood sensation that will take you to the coasts of Italy. Come to Piccolino Pizza and let our delectable Fresh Seafood Sauce enrich your eating experience.

Fresh Seafood
Fresh Seafood


Finally, Piccolino Pizza's range of Italian pasta sauces features a symphony of flavors that tribute Italy's rich culinary heritage. Each sauce, from the robust and savory Amatriciana to the traditional Bolognese and the intriguing Pulled Duck Ragu, showcases our dedication to the authentic taste of Italy.

These sauces enrich the dining experience when paired with our handmade pasta and gnocchi, creating a gastronomic journey that embodies the spirit of Italian gastronomy.

At Piccolino Pizza, we invite you to savor these sauces' warmth, depth, and diversity, making each visit a celebration of Italian culinary creativity.

Chef Andrea Fioriti holding pasta as he looks down on the table
A yellow illustration of the Italian map
"We take pride in an authentic approach to making woodfired pizza, and are responsible for some of this city's best house-made pasta and gnocchi dishes. We are also the very proud creator of a Melbourne first and our now most talked about dish, the Spag Bowl"

Andrea Fioriti ~ Head Chef & Owner

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