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.
Le Virtù 500 g
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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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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.
Rustichella d’Abruzzo brings to your table the traditional Cannelloni from Abruzzo. Made with a durum wheat semolina sheet, bronze drawn and slowly dried at low temperature, Cannelloni need to just be seasoned and put in the oven raw for 40 minutes. We recommend the following fillings: fresh ricotta cheese, stir-fried vegetables, a bit of Pecorino cheese of Abruzzo and a bit of Rustichella INTOSSO Extra Virgin Olive Oil, or with a ragu of Rustichella Pomodoro a Pera d’Abruzzo and meat or liver sausage of Abruzzo. Cooking time: 40 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.
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.
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.
An old saying goes “Se le farfalle possono volare 1000 km, pensa a quello che puoi fare tu” (if butterflies can fly 1000 km, just imagine what you can do”). Rustichella d’Abruzzo Farfalle Rigate all’Uovo brings into your kitchen the love for food and the traditional recipes. The aim of the stripes on the outer surface is to collect the condiments and make them stick to it, just like the pollen sticks to the wings of the butterflies. For this reason, we recommend Farfalle Rigate with full-bodied sauces, such as ‘alla Genovese’ or ‘rosso alla Salsiccia’ by Rustichella. For the lovers of more intense tastes, we recommend it with a condiment made of fresh stir-fried sausage with broccoli and radicchio and a bit of Rustichella d’Abruzzo PrimoGrano INTOSSO monocultivar Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Cooking time: 9 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.
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.
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.
Half-cylinder-shaped, this short pasta is ideal mainly in legume-based soups, vegetable soups, or the traditional recipe "Cacio e Uova". It also matches Rustichella d’Abruzzo "pesto alla Genovese" or "crema ai Carciofi" sauces with the addition of almonds. Cooking time: 10-12 minutes.
Rustichella d’Abruzzo has recently introduced an exclusive new item in its references, Paccherini ai Frutti di Bosco, a type of pasta made to satisfy the needs of Chefs to create innovative and unique recipes. It is made with a mix of 100% Italian durum wheat semolina and 23% of fresh puree of wild fruits (Blackberry 12%, Currant 11,5% and Raspberry 11,5%). Paccherini is bronze drawn and slowly dried at low temperature in order to keep perfume and quality. Starred Chef William Zonfa’s recipe is Paccherini ai Frutti di Bosco with Porcini mushrooms, asparagus salad, L’Aquila saffron D.O.P. cream and juniper-flavoured ricotta cheese. For the lovers of seafood, we recommend it with roasted cuttlefish, parsley and Rustichella d’Abruzzo PrimoGrano INTOSSO Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Cooking time: 13-15 minutes.
Particular type of pasta similar to barley grains but with larger size (between 1.15 and 1.30 mm), perfect for the preparation of vegetable soups or simply as pastina in a soup. Also recommended for cold pasta salad with cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, basil and with Rustichella d'Abruzzo porcini-aromatized extra virgin olive oil, or simply as a "healthy" starter with Rustichella d'Abruzzo “Intosso” extra virgin olive oil. Cooking time: 7-8 minutes.
Rustichella d’Abruzzo long-shaped pasta aromatized with Black Squid Ink. The classic recipe is with squids, prawns, cherry tomatoes and mullet’s eggs, or with smoked salmon and Rustichella d’Abruzzo Extra Virgin Olive Oil. We recommend it with Rustichella d’Abruzzo “Pomodoro e Basilico” sauce. Cooking time: 9-11 minutes.