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Pasta al Ceppo 500 g
The groove running in the centre of this cinnamon-stick-shaped pasta collects the condiment inside. One of the most recommended recipes is “alla Norma”, in perfect Sicilian style. The intense taste of salted ricotta cheese matches well the sweetness of cherry tomato sauce and the delicacy of eggplant. A bit of Rustichella d’Abruzzo PrimoGrano INTOSSO extra virgin olive oil makes it all complete. The lovers of the most traditional country recipes are recommended to cook Pasta al Ceppo with a condiment based on sausage, chicory and cloves of garlic. Cooking time: 10-12 minutes.
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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.
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.
With a smaller diameter than Penne, this particular short pasta is known to be the most widely used shape in the realization of a first course with seasoning "vodka and bacon" or with "Pachino" cherry tomatoes and basil, or with Rustichella d'Abruzzo "all'Ortolana" or "Peperoni" sauce. Cooking time: 10-12 minutes.
This very peculiar type of “curl-looking” artisan pasta combines well with vegetable or meat ragù, or with Gorgonzola and nut cream or peas and sausage. Condiments with Rustichella d’Abruzzo “alla Puttanesca”, “alla Genovese” and “ragù bianco con Porcini” sauces are also recommended. Cooking time: 10-12 minutes.
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.
A typical shape of the culinary tradition of Abruzzo, made with 100% eggs from hens in barns, without water, bronze drawn and slowly dried at low temperature (in kraft paper package). This type of pasta has a texture with an exceptional roughness, visible to the naked eye. We recommend it with some red sauces, such as Rustichella d’Abruzzo ‘alla Pecorara’, ‘Amatriciana’, ‘Ortolana’ or ‘alla Salsiccia’. Cooking time: 13-15 minutes.
Spaghettoni is a classic type of pasta that cannot be missing in your kitchen, with its section of 2,15 mm. Produced with 100% Abruzzo durum wheat semolina, bronze drawn and dried at low temperature, it has a unique texture and perfume of wheat. The best recipe with it is “Carbonara”, or combined with some Rustichella d’Abruzzo red and white condiments, such as “Cacio e Pepe” or “alla Salsiccia” sauces. Cooking time: 9-11 minutes.
Grattini all’Uovo is a small-sized grain-shaped type of egg pasta, perfect for vegetable soups or legume soups. We recommend it with a delicate leek and potato soup or with a simple vegetable broth with a bit of Rustichella d’Abruzzo Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Cooking time: 5 minutes.
Quadrucci all’Uovo tells the history of the most genuine side of Abruzzo region, when grandmothers used to do homemade fresh egg pasta, giving it the shape of tiny squares. The classic recipe is with a delicate vegetable broth with a bit of Rustichella d’Abruzzo Extra Virgin Olive Oil. It can also combine with more full-bodied condiments like a vegetable pureed soup or a “Pomodoro e Basilico” soup, seasoned with a bit of Rustichella d’Abruzzo PrimoGrano INTOSSO monocultivar Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Cooking time: 5 minutes.
This type of short pasta, which has spiral grooves on the surface, is often combined with vegetable-based condiments or is used to make the "pasta alla Carbonara" with crispy bacon and pecorino cheese, in alternative to Spaghetti. It also combines very well with Rustichella d'Abruzzo "alla Salsiccia" white sauce and "ai funghi Porcini" white ragù. Cooking time: 10-12 minutes.
This type of “mixed” artisan pasta was born in Abruzzo, particularly in the city of Teramo, where housewives in 1800s used to take the remains of foods used in wintertime and cook them by making an “only one abundant dish” with legumes, various types of dried pasta, fresh vegetables, raw ham and eggs, in order to leave winter behind and celebrate the beginning of spring. VIRTU’ matches well Rustichella d’Abruzzo “alla Pecorara” sauce. Cooking time: 10-12 minutes.
Peach and Apricot are the summer fruits par excellence. Apparently, Chinese emperors used to consume them already 4000 years ago. Originally from Central Asia, these fruits were brought to the Mediterranean area after the conquests by Alexander the Great. In ancient Egypt, they were sacred fruits to Arpocrate, god of silence and childhood: in fact, children’s cheeks nowadays are usually compared to these fruits, for their velvety softness. After a period of oblivion, Arabs reintroduced their plantation, for gastronomy and pharmacological use. Many famous artists such as Caravaggio, Renoir, Arcimboldo and Monet often painted them in their works, thanks to their beauty and colour. Cooking time: 13-15 minutes.
The latest product in gastronomy that enriches the already wide range of Rustichella. From now on, the consumers will be able to taste an excellent dish of Spaghetti in a very short time! With RAPIDA Pasta, we bring all the tastiness of an artisan pasta to your table in just 90 seconds! High quality semolina, bronze dies and slow drying process at low temperature make 90 Seconds Spaghetti suitable also for those who are not familiar with cooking: it is EASY, FAST and obviously GOOD! The packaging has an innovative “futuristic” appearance, telling consumers that Rustichella wants to break the misconception that Spaghetti is a slow product that does not fit the frenetic rhythms of everyday life. The innovation of “RAPIDA 90 Seconds Spaghetti” is the very thin (and patented) bronze die in the form of the letter “C”. The result is an excellent product with a very short cooking time, just 90 seconds! It has received a number of international awards, such as the “Global Competence in Food” Award at 2015 Anuga food show (one of the most important F&B events in the world) as Best Packaging, and “Fabi AWARD” at 2016 National Restaurant Association in Chicago.
Squid Ink artisan pasta, similar to Spaghetti but with a bigger diameter. It matches seafood-based condiments with cherry tomatoes and rocket and the “mari e monti” (seas and mountains) version with prawns and cheek lard. It is perfect also with Rustichella d’Abruzzo organic “Pomodoro e Basilico” sauce or “alle Olive” sauce with a bit of Rustichella Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Cooking time: 9-11 minutes.