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"Busiata" - Artisan Pasta


Net weight: 500 g
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The busiata is a type of long pasta that originates in the areas of the province of Trapani, typically found between the regions of Calabria and Sicily. Its name comes from "busa", a Sicilian term for the stem of the "ampelodesmos mauritanicus", an indigenous plant used to make and shape these remarkable spirals.

COD: PST.0301.0500
EAN: 8032601880127
Nutritional values
Average values ​​for 100 gr
Energy value
335 Kcal - 1402 kJ
2,2 g
of which saturated
0,4 g
66,5 g
of which sugars
3,5 g
12,20 g
6,9 g
0,01 g

Durum wheat semolina, water.

Tips and curiosities of the tomolo

Busiata is often served with a sauce called "sugo alla ragusana". This sauce is made with tomatoes, peppers, onions, celery and beef or pork. The sauce is cooked for several hours until it becomes thick and creamy.

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The pasta makers: The Astorino company
and its contribution to busiata

Astorino is a renowned artisan pasta producer in Calabria that has made a significant contribution to the region's culinary tradition with the creation of Busiata. Founded in 2002, the Astorino company has inherited ancient techniques and secrets passed down through generations, allowing it to produce a unique type of pasta. Using only the highest quality durum wheat semolina and pure water from the Calabrian mountains, Astorino makes its pasta by hand in a slow and careful process. This results in a rough and porous texture, ideal for absorbing sauces and enhancing the intense flavours of Calabrian cuisine. Astorino's Busiata is a true gastronomic treasure that embodies the authentic artisan tradition of Calabria.

The best pairings with busiata

Busiata is an artisan pasta that offers a wide range of culinary possibilities thanks to its unique texture and ability to hold sauces. With its rough and porous surface, this pasta is perfect for combining with rich and flavoursome sauces, such as meat or fish ragù. Its shape traps the sauce, allowing it to wrap around the pasta. Busiata is also perfect with tomato-based sauces, such as Sugo alla Genovese. Its porous consistency allows the pasta to absorb the sauce, making each bite a real treat for the palate. In conclusion, Busiata is a versatile and authentic pasta that offers endless culinary possibilities, always bringing out the intense flavours of Calabrian cuisine.

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