Orecchiette (little ears), also known as "strascicati", are a typical pasta shape from the Apulia culinary tradition. The shape is a round disc with a slight indent in the centre.
In the culinary tradition of Apulia of home-made pasta, orecchiette were made with white flour, durum wheat semolina and water. After the pasta dough had been cut into small pieces, it was "dragged" ("strascicati" in Italian) with the tip of a knife to create a sort of small shell, then pulled back with the tip of the thumb.
In traditional Apulia cooking, orecchiette are cooked in boiling water with broccoli or potatoes and served with a tomato sauce and sheep's cheese, or with garlic and Oil
This pasta is also known as "Recchie" and is served with vegetable ragù, or lamb and ricotta ragù.
Available in 500g or 3 Kg packs.
Spaghetti Tagliati (cut spaghetti) originate from the custom of breaking up long pasta when preparing recipes in broth or bean soups.
This pasta is great for all the family; for children who love eating it in broth flavoured with soft cheese and for adults who can enjoy it as a light and tasty dish.
Spaghetti Tagliati are mainly enjoyed in soups, with light, tasty broths enhanced with croutons or vegetables cut into julienne strips.
This pasta can be used in thick creamy or velvety soups.
Available in 500g pack.s