The first accounts of Lorighittas a special pasta made using durum wheat flour, water and salt being produced in Sardinia date back to the XVI century. Its name comes from a dialect term normally used for earrings or the rings to which livestock were once tethered. The production process is long, and involves braiding the pasta a unique feature of Lorighittas.
Rigatoni 500 g
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This shape of short pasta , which has longitudinal grooves, is among the most requested ones for making first courses with seafood-based condiments, with prawns and courgettes, with mushrooms and truffles, or stuffed. It can also be used for making baked pasta, to be seasoned, for example, with eggplant and mozzarella. Cooking time: 10-12 minutes.
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From the far east, land of ancient medicinal culture, the union between the two most common and precious plants that arrived in the West create the perfect mix of vitamins and antioxidants. With a fresh and sparkling flavor, the spaghetti with matcha and ginseng will make you discover in a new way of tasting and conceiving pasta.
This type of pasta is very good for making cold pasta salads with cherry tomatoes, bufala mozzarella, fragrant basil, capers, slivers of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, Rustichella d’Abruzzo PrimoGrano INTOSSO extra virgin olive oil and a bit of Rustichella d’Abruzzo Silver Balsamic vinegar of Modena I.G.P. It matches well Rustichella d’Abruzzo organic tomato and basil sauce. Cooking time: 10-12 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.
Originally from Sicily, this small ring-shaped type of artisan pasta is usually served as Timballo alla Palermitana (one of the traditional Sicilian dishes), or in a chicken broth, or with butter and cheese. According to the tradition of the Abruzzo region, Anelletti pasta is cooked “alla Mugnaia” with Rustichella d’Abruzzo PrimoGrano “Pomodoro a pera” tomato puree, goat’s ricotta cheese, eggplants, courgettes, peppers and Farindola Pecorino cheese. Cooking time: 12-14 minutes.
Le Pappardelle evocano sapori forti e decisi da assaporare in compagnia della famiglia o degli amici. Simili alle Tagliatelle ma di larghezza decisamente superiore, si abbinano rigorosamente condimenti a base di carne come i nostri sughi alla Salsiccia o alla Genovese, accompagnati da un filo di Olio Extra Vergine d'Oliva monocultivar INTOSSO PrimoGrano Rustichella d'Abruzzo. Tempo di cottura: 2 minuti.
Historical testimonies prove that Tagliolini is originally from Piedmont and Molise. Thanks to its thin diameter and short cooking time, Egg Nests are used to make traditional recipes with a gourmet touch, but also combined with full-bodied sauces. The intense smell of fresh eggs and durum wheat semolina will conquer you from the very beginning, when opening the packaging, and will inspire you. The most famous recipe is Nests with Porcini mushrooms and Alba black Truffle slivers, with a bit of Abruzzo pecorino cheese and a Rustichella d’Abruzzo PrimoGrano INTOSSO monocultivar Extra Virgin Olive Oil. We recommend it also with some of our sauces, such as ‘Ragù bianco’ or ‘bianco alla Salsiccia’. Cooking time: 2-3 minutes.
With a diameter between 0.85 mm and 0.92 mm, this type of "thin spaghetti" is among the most popular ones of Rustichella d' Abruzzo line, and combines well with a broth or a soup, or it can be stir-fried with a sauce made of oil, ginger, lemon zest and Sichuan pepper, or simply seasoned with fresh tomato sauce and basil. Cooking time 4-6 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.
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.
One of the most famous types of pasta in the world, made with 100% Abruzzo durum wheat semolina, bronze drawn and dried at low temperature, widely used in plenty of recipes: ‘mushrooms’, ‘sausage and saffron’ or the traditional ‘ragù all’abruzzese and Farindola Pecorino cheese’. It also combines perfectly with all of Rustichella d’Abruzzo red and white sauces. Cooking time: 7-9 minutes.
Originally from Asia Minor (Persia and Afghanistan), pomegranate (Latin name “Punica granatum”) and its fruits were brought in Europe by Phoenician merchants. Italian word derives from “mela” (apple), for its shape and colour, and “grana” (grain), for the consistency of its internal seeds, very similar to corn. It is one of the main subjects in many stories and legends, and it was a sacred plant to Juno and Venus in ancient Greece. In ancient Rome, brides used to put pomegranate branches in their hair, symbol of fertility and richness. It was very widely represented in works of art and culture during the Renaissance, main subject in the works of Caravaggio. Nowadays, this fruit is used to make Italian and European dishes simply unique! Cooking time: 13-15 minutes.
Pappardelle all’Uovo is the most representative type of pasta from Latium and Tuscany, regions rich in game and, therefore, homelands of traditional meat-based recipes. Some of the condiments through which you can cook Pappardelle include, among many others, Boar meat, mushrooms, sausage and truffle. We recommend it also with our ‘alla Salsiccia’ and ‘ai Funghi Porcini’ sauces, or with our ‘Tartufata’ sauce with a bit of Rustichella d'Abruzzo PrimoGrano Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Cooking time: 5-7 minutes.
Rustichella d’Abruzzo Stuzzicarelli al Peperoncino could not be missing, for the lovers of spicy tastes. Made with top quality durum wheat semolina, fresh eggs and chili pepper powder, we recommend it with Pecorino cheese fondue and crispy cheek lard, or with our ‘alla Genovese’ or ‘Vongole alla Marinara’ sauces. Cooking time: 4 minutes.
Tagliatelle all’Uovo Paglia e Fieno tell the story of all those families who gather around a rich table on Sundays. The combination of durum wheat semolina, fresh eggs and spinach give the palate the joy of conviviality and traditional tastes. Try this speciality with full-bodied meat-based sauces or with the more delicate vegetable-based ones. We recommend it with one of our ‘alla Salsiccia’, ‘alle Olive’ and ‘alla Genovese’ sauces, with a bit of Rustichella d'Abruzzo PrimoGrano INTOSSO monocultivar Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Cooking time: 5-7 minutes.