Paccheri are a typical pasta from the Campania region. The name comes from "paccarià" which in Neapolitan dialect means "slap". Probably in popular tradition it was a reference to the large, heavy consistency. This pasta is popular in other regions as well, albeit with different names.
It is recommended for preparing pasta dishes served with dense, hearty meat ragùs such as Neapolitan ragù which works its way inside the pasta and fills it with flavour.
Alternatively, it can be enjoyed in oven-baked dishes with cheese and tomato sauce or rich fish sauces.
Available in 500g packs.
Racchette (rackets) are an original and exclusive shape from the De Cecco range of pasta. They belong to the short, whimsical pasta family.
Racchette excellent just with tomato sauce, but are particularly good in recipes with ragùs made from meat, mushrooms, or with condiments made with vegetables.
Available in 500g pack.s