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Le Virtù 500 g

Le Virtù 500 g

€3.30
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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.

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