Another great traditional Tuscan recipe with Pici pasta is Pici all’Aglione, a spicy garlic tomato sauce. Serve the pici in individual bowls with an additional scoop of sauce on top and offer grated cheese at the table. Pici is a type of pasta similar to spaghetti, but wider, more than ⅛ inch thick. The world’s local pasta bar, Pici, serves fresh hand-made pastas and homey Italian dishes made with the finest ingredients and cooked with heart and soul celebrating authentic flavours of Italy in each meal. Pici pasta is usually served with creamy sauces – like the one in this recipe – or the cheesy Cacio e Pepe.Another very popular and traditional option, is to serve them with Tuscan Ragù (my favorite is Pici with wild boar ragù).. Add a couple of scoops of your sauce into the pot and gently shake the pot to coat the pici with sauce. A close-up of a delicious bowl of pici! Pici Pasta. Pici are usually made with only flour and water. Unlike other types of long pasta – such as Tagliatelle, Tagliolini, etc. Pici pasta are so thick and rustic and coated with the delicious creamy cheese are just heavenly. The traditional Roman recipe, however, is with Tonnarelli pasta. Oct 25, 2018 - Explore Cyndee Dvorak's board "Pici pasta" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Pici pasta, Pasta recipes, Italian recipes. Pici are shaped by hand from a very simple eggless dough; the pasta is similar to spaghetti but thicker, and perfect with rich game or duck sauces, with meat sauce, and with the typical ‘sugo all’aglione’ spicy tomato sauce. Tonnarelli have a thickness halfway between Pici and Spaghetti. Pici pasta is another typical recipe from the rural farming tradition, made by hand with just two ingredients: water and flour. The pici shouldbe tender but not at all mushy. Drain your pici, and return to the pot.