In the 19th century, hair curlers were called "diavolini" (little devils) because they were curved. This may well be the origin of the name of this particular shape of pasta which belongs to the minute pasta family for cooking in broth.
Diavolini were undoubtedly invented to stimulate the imagination of children who commonly eat this pasta in vegetable soups. It is also ideal for preparing clear vegetable soups, such as broth or consommé, with the addition of croutons or vegetables cut into julienne strips.
This pasta can be used in thick creamy or velvety soups.
Available in 500g pack.s
Farfalle, originally from Lombardy and Emilia Romagna, take their name from their distinctive bow tie shape with a tight frill in the centre.
The condiments recommended for Farfalle are light sauces: sauces made from butter with peas and ham; white sauces with delicate flavours made from salmon and cream; sauces made from mild, soft cheeses with a dash of saffron or curry.
This pasta is also great for preparing delicious, colourful, imaginative pasta salads.
Available in 500g and 3 Kg packs.