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Anelletti 500 g

Anelletti 500 g

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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.



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Farfalloni 500 g


Originally from Northern Italy, this type of bow-tie-shaped short pasta is very commonly served in Emilia-Romagna, Abruzzo and Apulia. The most famous recipes are Farfalloni with salmon and cream, peas and speck or pumpkin fondue, nutmeg and Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. This kind of pasta combines well also with several sauces like the classic Rustichella d’Abruzzo tomato and basil sauce, with a bit of Rustichella chili-pepper-aromatized extra virgin olive oil. Cooking time: 11-13 minutes.

Abruzzo pear tomato puree 500 g


Speciality of PrimoGrano line, the local type of tomato called “Pera” (pear) grows in Abruzzo. It is unique and very different from all the other varieties of tomato. It has been cultivated for centuries and has very few seeds, it is very fleshy and weighs about 300-500 g. It is particularly suited for the preparation of sauces and its sweet and velvety taste, together with its low acidity, makes it much more refined than all other common types.

Taccozzette 500 g


Originally from Abruzzo, this diamond-shaped type of artisan pasta is perfect for one of the typical dishes of this region, the "pasta and beans" (or chickpeas) or it can be accompanied with a chicken or vegetable broth. Also we recommend to try the taccozzette "Mare e Monti" with vegetables, Rustichella d'Abruzzo "Pescatora" sauce and extra virgin olive oil Intosso. Cooking time: 10-12 minutes.

Pizzoccheri 250 g


Originally from Valtellina, Pizzoccheri is very similar to Tagliatelle with a length of 7 cm and a thickness of 1 cm. It is made with 2/3 of the best buckwheat semolina and 1/3 of wheat semolina, following the traditional ancient recipe that allows it to have the typical dark grey colour. According to the traditional recipe is “alla Valtellinese”, a condiment with Savoy cabbage, sliced potatoes, cheese, butter, garlic and salvia. It combines well also with Rustichella d’Abruzzo “sugo Bianco alla Salsiccia” and “Tartufata” sauces. Cooking time: 10 minutes.

Penne Rigate 500 g


One of the most well-known and worldwide sold shapes of short pasta, it is traditionally combined with Rustichella d'Abruzzo "Arrabbiata", "Amatriciana" or "Norma" sauces or with a fresh and light condiment made with tuna, mozzarella and tomatoes or with scampi and zucchini. Cooking time: 10-12 minutes.

Paccherini al Kiwi 250 g


The history of kiwi began in China more than 700 years ago, where it was very well appreciated in Great Khan’s empire for its delicious taste and emerald-coloured pulp. It began to be widespread in the rest of the world in the 19th century, when a collector of the Royal British Society of Horticulture sent to his homeland some fruits and seeds. It was imported in Italy in the 70s, and nowadays it is the second world’s largest producer, thanks to its climate and the passion of its farmers. Cooking time: 13-15 minutes.

Mistichelle 10 g


Rustichella d'Abruzzo has selected the best aromatic herbs of the Abruzzo tradition. This is how the Mistichelle d'Abruzzo (Savory, Laurel, Rosemary, Basil, Thymus, Sage, Mint) are born, rediscovering the ancient recipe of " the Virtues", the typical dish that used 7 herbs.

Linguette 250 g


Linguette is “related” to the famous Genoese Linguine, but with eggs and a more flattened and slightly convex shape. It is perfect with Rustichella d’Abruzzo ‘Pesto alla Genovese’ with a bit of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and Rustichella organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil. We recommend it also with our ‘Tartufata’.

Fregola tostata 500 g


Originally from Sardinia, the making process of this type of artisan pasta consists of rubbing durum wheat semolina in a big ceramic bowl where a mixture of water and saffron is squirted into (which gives the wonderful intense yellow colour) and then small irregular balls are made by hand and toasted in an oven. The traditional recipe is Fregola Sarda with clams, or cooked as risotto with seafood and lemon zest, or with turnip greens, cherry tomatoes, garlic and Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. Another good recipe is Fregola Sarda with roasted courgettes, cherry tomatoes and Rustichella d’Abruzzo chili-pepper-aromatized extra virgin olive oil, or the one by the starred chef William Zonfa, who usually cooks this type of pasta with fresh sausage, blueberry and Rustichella d’Abruzzo PrimoGrano INTOSSO extra virgin olive oil. Cooking time: 10-12 minutes.

Pici 250 g


Pici is a kind of pasta that looks like larger Spaghetti and represents one of the recent new items out of the line Formati Regionali of Rustichella d’Abruzzo. The classic condiment is aglione, a tomato sauce with a particular type of garlic cultivated only in Sarteano (Siena) and its surroundings. However, this pasta can be combined also with livers sauce or with sautéed breadcrumbs in olive oil. Condiments like Rustichella d’Abruzzo “ai Funghi Porcini” and the amazing “Tartufata” sauces are also recommended. Cooking time: 20-22 minutes.

Fettuccine 500 g


Made with durum wheat semolina and high quality water, this classic type of the Italian kitchen matches the "Bolognese” sauce, prepared according to traditional recipes with lean pork, veal and beef, minced meat cooked with slightly fried butter, bacon and herbs, cooked with broth, red wine and tomato sauce, and generously covered with Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. The Rustichella d'Abruzzo durum wheat Fettuccine can be seasoned, as an alternative to the meat sauce, with porcini mushrooms and truffles, seafood, bacon and peas. Cooking time: 9-11 minutes.

Squid ink tonnarelli 500 g


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.

Le Rustichelle Tube 500 g


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 tube 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 Norma’, ‘Bolognese’ or ‘Genovese’. Cooking time: 13-15 minutes.

Nidi Tagliatelle 500 g


Originally from Bologna, these simple durum wheat semolina skeins (bronze-drawn and dried at low temperature), are made without eggs to satisfy also those who have specific intolerances. The sauce par excellence is "Boscaiola" but this type combines well also with Rustichella d'Abruzzo "Genovese", the "Ragù bianco ai Funghi Porcini" and "alla Salsiccia" sauces. Cooking time: 5 minutes.

Penne Rustiche 500 g


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.

Trivelle 500 g


This giant spiral-shaped pasta is perfect for vegetable-based recipes or in cold pasta salads with cherry tomatoes, bufala mozzarella cheese, capers, black olives, perfumed basil and Rustichella d’Abruzzo chili-pepper-aromatized extra virgin olive oil. We recommend it with Rustichella d’Abruzzo “alla Genovese” sauce and with “alla Salsiccia” white sauce. Cooking time: 11-13 minutes.