Tag: dried pasta

Biricci, Calabria, Pasta Types

Biricci pasta

Biricci pasta from Calabria. Until a few days ago, I had never  heard of, let alone eaten biricci pasta! As I’ve said in other posts, I often come across new pasta types just browsing in local supermarkets. Apart from the most common pasta shapes, most shops sell what are called...

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Campania, Pasta Types, Scialatielli

Scialatielli pasta from Amalfi

Scialatielli pasta from the Amalfi coast. Scialatielli is a normally fresh pasta typical of Campania, particularly the Amalfi region, although nowadays it has become popular throughout the entire coastal area of Campania and in Sicily. The name, Scialatielli, apparently derives from the union of...

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