Millerighe (a thousand lines), which are similar to Rigatoncello, are an exclusive type of pasta in the De Cecco range which has ridges etched closely together on the surface.
Millerighe pasta is particularly good with various meat sauces, sausage, pork and stews. Vegetable sauces with mushrooms, artichokes, courgettes and aubergines are also perfect with type of pasta.
Available in 500g pack.s
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.