Zita Cut no. 118

Zita Cut originated in Southern Italy and belong to the smooth straight cut dried pasta family. They have a 8,3 mm diameter, they are about 48 mm long with a thickness between 1,10 and 1,20 mm.The best sauces for the Zite Tagliate are meat and vegetable ragùs or vegetable sauces prepared with tomato sauce and peppers, aubergines, courgettes, olives and capers. Available in 1 lb pack.

  • Cooking time: 11 min - Al dente: 9 min
Zita Cut no. 118

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.

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.

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.

The drawing process

While it is the drawing process that gives the pasta its shape, it is the rough die 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.

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.

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