Linguine piccole (small Linguine) are a tasty variety of the classic Linguine.
Linguine are the most well-known type of long pasta from Liguria: they resemble a small, flat, narrow tagliatella-type pasta and were created to be eaten with traditional pesto.
It is precisely the flattened section and slightly convex shape of this pasta that makes it perfect for trapping the sauce and bringing out all the different flavours.
It is excellent just with butter and sage or combined with fresh tomato based sauces, with vegetables and aromatic herbs or quick, spicy sauces prepared with extra virgin olive oil, garlic, red pepper, and anchovies.
It is also ideal with sauces made with shellfish and seafood and with "white" sauces prepared with cream, mascarpone, soft or melting cheeses with the addition of spices such as saffron, horseradish, curry and ginger.
Available in 500g and 3 Kg packs.
Trivelli are a smaller, delicious variation of the classic Tortiglioni.
The shape is particularly versatile, but also very original, and best suited to full-bodied sauces.
Trivelli are really good with beef or pork ragùs, or with light sauces made with tomatoes. This pasta goes really well with vegetable sauces made from mushrooms, artichokes, peppers and aubergines. This pasta is also really good for preparing oven-baked dishes.
Available in 500g pack.s