Paccheri no. 125

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 16.0 oz pack.

  • Cooking time: 16 min - Al dente: 14 min
Paccheri no. 125
play

Our method

Attention, care, experience and quality during every phase: from our mill to your table.

The selection of the wheat

Selecting excellent primary materials is the first step, the most important one in fact, in creating unique pasta.
grano

The milling

We have been millers for almost two centuries: way back in 1831, Don Nicola De Cecco was already producing “the best flour in the county” in his mill. To this day, we grind all the wheat in our own mill next to the pasta factory, floating with intense and delicious aromas.
molitura

The dough

Cold water and dough at a temperature of less than 15 degrees: two details allowing us to produce pasta that fully respects the primary material.
impastamento

The drawing process

While it is the drawing process that gives the pasta its shape, it is the bronze plates that make our pasta uniquely porous, so it captures all the sauce. Hence, this is one of the special procedures we have chosen to preserve and protect. With great pride.
trafilatura

The drying process

Another of the secrets behind our pasta is slow drying at low temperature. It is our way of keeping the sensory properties of the wheat intact.
essiccazione


Stories from social networks

Stories, suggestions, inspirations. Ours and yours.


You may also be interested in

Tubetti no. 62

Tubetti Lisci (smooth tubes) are part of the very short, dry, straight cut, smooth pasta family and originate from southern Italy. The shape is what gives this pasta its name because it resembles small tubes. Tubetti Lisci are recommended for preparing soups with beans or lentils, or vegetable broths. This pasta is also excellent for preparing very delicate pasta dishes with light tomato and basil sauces. Available in 16.0 oz pack.
Find out more