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Orecchiette Pasta from Rustichella d'Abruzzo

Rustichella d'Abruzzo

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Traditional Handmade Pasta Shape of Puglia, Italy

Now available in a larger 2.2-pound bulk pasta lover's size!

Orecchiette, meaning "little ears," is the classic shape of of Puglia. The pasta is made by pressing pieces of dough with the thumb, and if you look closely, you can actually see a fingerprint in each one. Orecchiette are traditionally served alla Pugliese (with broccoli rabe, sausage, crushed chile flakes and garlic) or with a hearty meat sauce that can be cupped in the dumplings. These little ears are also wonderful in pasta salads.

About the Producer:
Rustichella d’Abruzzo is the leading artisan pasta maker in Italy, with the widest assortment of regionally-inspired pasta shapes. Pasta maker Gianluigi Peduzzi forages the country for traditional and unusual shapes to include in the vast Rustichella d’Abruzzo pasta cornucopia. Learn more about Rustichella d’Abruzzo.

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Producer
Rustichella d'Abruzzo
Country
Italy
Region
Abruzzo
Size
8.8 ounces

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Diane Alexander
Love this artisonal pasta brand

Orecchiette "little ears" are shaped like little cups and hold onto sauce beautifully and are nice amd chewy. Also great for this cold dish...flaked cooked fresh salmon, sour cream, blanched frozen peas all tossed together with lots of chopped fresh dill on top.