Rigatoncello is a smaller, fun version of the classic Rigatoni from the Rome tradition, and is perfect for making pasta dishes with sauces or oven-baked dishes. This type of pasta is excellent with pork or beef ragù, slow-cooked stews, or meat and mushroom sauces. It is really tasty with tomato sauces and with vegetables, such as aubergines and peppers.
Available in 500g pack.s
Pasta shapes that resemble small animals found in the garden or in fields are not uncommon.
The origins of Galletti (cockerels) are uncertain, but may well come from the Liguria region.
The shape is the same as Chifferi Rigati with the addition of a crimped line along the top edge that resembles a cockerel's crest.
The double-ended opening and the distinctive ridges mean that this pasta is perfect with less dense, more liquid sauces, all of which are captured inside it.
Galletti are excellent just with a simple tomato sauce, but are also delicious with sauces made from beef or pork or vegetables.
Available in 500g packs.