Gragnano IGP Pasta - Mezze maniche Rigate
Gragnano IGP 'Mezze maniche' Pasta, made with durum wheat grown and milled in Italy and spring water from the Lattani Mountains, drawn in bronze moulds and slowly dried at low temperature.
Luxury packaging of 500 g - 17.64 oz
Durum wheat flour from grains produced and milled in ITALY, Gragnano spring water
A special shape of pasta, full-bodied and intense. Pleasantly tasty, it goes well with light, fresh dishes. Its typicality makes it ideal with tomato sauces. Its typical name is a good match for its format, which goes well with casual spring and summer clothes. The 'Mezza Manica, at the bottom, is the new little black dress that goes with everything!
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Pasta from Gragnano: the famous artisan tradition
Gragnano pasta has a long and prestigious handicraft tradition dating back to the 17th century, when the first pasta makers settled in this area of Campania. Thanks to the particular climatic conditions, the purity of the air and the quality of the water in the area, Gragnano pasta has become a unique product. The artisan processing, handed down from generation to generation, is another key feature of Gragnano pasta. Every stage of the production process is meticulous, from the choice of ingredients to the bronzing process, which guarantees the perfect roughness to hold the sauce. Gragnano pasta is so popular that in 2013 it was awarded the PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) - IGP mark, which guarantees its quality and authenticity.
How does it differ from other types of pasta?
There are many reasons why Gragnano pasta is different from other types of pasta. First of all, it is handmade using traditional machinery, which gives it a unique texture and intense flavour. Secondly, the particular climatic conditions of the Gragnano area, characterised by a mild and windy climate, favour the processing of the pasta and improve its quality. But the real difference between Gragnano pasta and other pastas lies in the choice of raw materials: only high quality Italian durum wheat is used in the production of Gragnano pasta. Thanks to its rough texture, Gragnano pasta is able to retain sauces perfectly, guaranteeing a unique and unforgettable culinary experience.
Mezze maniche rigate di Gragnano: the unique characteristics
Gragnano's pasta is considered one of the best in the world, thanks to its artisan production and the particular climatic conditions of the area. Mezze maniche rigate di Gragnano are one of the most popular pasta varieties among Italians. Their short, jagged shape makes them ideal for holding sauces, while the bronze processing guarantees a rough texture that best captures the flavour of the sauce. Gragnano pasta is also known for its high gluten content, which makes it resistant to cooking and allows for a perfect al dente texture. If you are looking for high quality pasta, Gragnano's Mezze Maniche Rigate are definitely a winning choice.