Tag: dried pasta

Pasta Types, Sicily, Spaccatelle

Spaccatelle pasta from Sicily

Spaccatelle pasta from Sicily. Spaccatelle or spaccatella is a traditional usually dried pasta from Sicily, which is not so widely known in other parts of the Italian peninsula. A fact I find quite strange because apart from being a fantastic pasta to serve either with vegetable based sauces or...

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Campania, Fresine, Pasta Types

Fresine pasta from Gragnano

Fresine pasta from Gragnano. Today I want to introduce you to fresine pasta. Never heard of it? Neither had I until I was given a packet as a present recently. Yes, Italian friends have started to give me pasta as presents, especially pastas they feel I may not know or haven’t yet featured on...

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Abruzzo, Pasta Types, Trescatori

Trescatori Pasta from Abruzzo

Trescatori Pasta from Abruzzo. Trescatori is another pasta I bought whilst on holiday in Abruzzo earlier this year. However, after doing some research about this pasta, I could only  find it made by a couple of artisan pasta makers in Abruzzo. These pasta makers describe this pasta as being...

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