Bigger than the classic shape (6 cm long and 1,8 cm large), Rustichella d’Abruzzo Fusilloni pasta is cooked by Chef Arcangelo Dandini (from ‘L’Arcangelo’ restaurant, in Rome) and Pasquale Torrente (from ‘Al Convento’ restaurant, in Cetara) in their special recipe “Gricia a Mare”, with crispy cheek lard and prawns. We recommend it with rich sauces such as Rustichella d’Abruzzo “alla Salsiccia” red sauce or “ai Funghi Porcini” sauce with a bit of Rustichella d’Abruzzo PrimoGrano INTOSSO extra virgin olive oil. Cooking time: 13-15 minutes.
Lumaconi Giganti is one of those types of pasta that are appropriate to enhance any rich condiment: from a stuffing with sausage and ricotta cheese, to one with eggplant and cherry tomatoes. We recommend it with Rustichella d’Abruzzo “alla Salsiccia” red sauce to the classic “Ragù di carne alla Bolognese”. Cooking time: 12-14 minutes.
Rustichella d’Abruzzo Calamarata is named after the calamari (Italian for ‘squid’) and looks like their rings. It is produced on Saturdays because the drying process needs to last 40 hours. The classic recipe is with seafood with a bit of Rustichella d’Abruzzo PrimoGrano INTOSSO extra virgin olive oil and parsley. We recommend it with Rustichella d’Abruzzo “alle Vongole alla Marinara” sauce or “alla Napoletana” sauce with a bit of Rustichella d’Abruzzo chili-pepper-aromatized extra virgin olive oil. Cooking time: 12-14 minutes.
Rustichella d’Abruzzo Paccherini, bronze-drawn and slowly dried at low temperature in order to preserve perfume and quality, is slightly smaller than the classic shape of Paccheri. Starred Chef William Zonfa’s recipe is composed by Paccherini cooked with porcini mushroom aroma, a salad of asparagus, L’Aquila saffron cream and juniper-flavoured ricotta cheese. For the lovers of seafood, we recommend it with roasted cuttlefish, parsley and Rustichella d’Abruzzo chili-pepper-aromatized extra virgin olive oil. Cooking time: 13-15 minutes.
Produced through the same bronze dies used for the Paccheri, Rustichella d'Abruzzo proposes the Mezzi Paccheri, a shape of the same diameter, but half the length of the classic Paccheri. Perfect to collect any condiment thanks to its roughness on the surface, Mezzi Paccheri is excellent when combined with seafood and crustaceans for a typical Mediterranean-flavoured first course. Rustichella d'Abruzzo suggests to enjoy this shape with a classic recipe of the maritime gastronomy, such as "Pescatora" sauce or "Puttanesca" sauce, all by Rustichella d'Abruzzo. Cooking time: 13-15 minutes.
Originally from Campania, this shape looks like giant Maccheroni and is one of the most cooked types of pasta in Italy and in the world. Paccheri is used in a lot of recipes: from king prawns with Porcini mushrooms and nduja (a type of spicy sausage), to mozzarella cheese and pepper sauce, or with prawns and mashed mullet’s eggs, or cherry tomatoes and burrata cheese. Also, they can be filled with asparugs and bufala mozzarella cheese or mixed vegetables. It is recommended also with Rustichella d’Abruzzo “alla Napoletana” or “alle Vongole” sauces. Cooking time: 13-15 minutes.
Paccheroni Rigati is one of the latest shapes launched by Rustichella d’Abruzzo. It has the same quality and texture of the incomparable Rustichella Paccheri, with ridgings on the outer surface that allow it to collect any kind of condiment. It is perfect in seafood-based recipes, it can also be cooked with a king prawn stuffing, porcini mushrooms and nduja, or in a more delicate version with prawns, cherry tomatoes, mashed mullet’s eggs and Rustichella d’Abruzzo chili-pepper-aromatized extra virgin olive oil. Cooking time: 13-15 minutes.
Rustichella d’Abruzzo Conchiglioni pasta is offered with the new captivating packaging in pure Kraft paper. During his event in Stadio Olimpico in Rome on April 2016, Michelin-starred Chef Antonino Cannavacciuolo presented the recipe with which he started out in Villa Crespi, cooking Rustichella d’Abruzzo Conchiglioni filled with Gorgonzola cheese and puree of green apple and rapa celery. Another Mediterranean recipe is Conchiglioni “alla Sorrentina” (addition of Rustichella d’Abruzzo PrimoGrano INTOSSO extra virgin olive oil is recommended) or as a starter filled with tuna fish, tomatoes, capers, lemon zest, rocket and Rustichella d’Abruzzo rocket-aromatized extra virgin olive oil. It is recommended also with our condiment “alla Pecorara”. Cooking time: 11-14 minutes.