The Grattata pasta (gratings) belongs to the minute pasta family to be cooked in broth.
In Friuli Venezia Giulia, in the province of Trieste in particular, but also in other regions such as Tuscany and Basilicata, this type of broth was used as a starter at important meals, like wedding receptions, for example. It was thought that it stimulated the appetite in readiness for the rich, hearty dishes that were to follow.
In Umbria, on the other hand, it was cooked for nursing mothers in goose or pork broth.
Grattata pasta is especially good for preparing clear soups such as broths or consommé, enhanced with croutons or vegetables cut in julienne strips.
This pasta can be used in thick creamy or velvety soups.
Available in 250g packs.
Sagnette Abruzzesi Bio Integrale are a typical pasta cut from Abruzzo, Italy. In particular, it seems to have originated in the hinterland of the province of Chieti.
Sagnette Abruzzesi Bio Integrale have a flat rectangular section and 3 pieces of different sizes.
Traditionally this format is accompanied by sauces based on fish, sauces with hen and duck, widely used in the gastronomy of the Abruzzo countryside or lamb-based, typically in mountain areas.
Sagnette Abruzzesi Bio Integrale are also indicated for the preparation of legume soups or with meat sauce and tomato sauce.
Available in 500 g packs.