Vesuvio Artisan Pasta - Linguine
Linguine is a pasta particularly suitable for tomato or seafood sauces, and this handmade pasta is made from Italian durum wheat semolina and spring water from the extinct Roccamonfina volcano, drawn in bronze moulds and slowly dried at low temperature.
500 g - 17.64 oz pack
Italian durum wheat semolina, spring water from the extinct volcano of Roccamonfina.
Few people know that linguine is of Genoese origin and that in the 18th century it was the typical festive dish of Ligurian families.
Popular tradition identified it as the ideal format to enhance the flavours and identity of the Ligurian territory, combining it with seafood pesto or shellfish.
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Linguine: the artisan Italian pasta
Linguine is an Italian artisan pasta characterised by its long, flat, tongue-like shape. They are traditionally made with durum wheat semolina and water, which gives them an al dente texture and a unique flavour. Linguine are particularly suitable for fish dishes, thanks to their shape, which allows them to absorb the sauce perfectly.
Linguine for any sauce: tips for the perfect combination
Linguine is a very versatile pasta, ideal for combining with many different sauces. For example, linguine with clams is one of Italy's favourite seafood dishes, while linguine with pesto is a must for lovers of the fresh, aromatic taste of basil. Popular combinations include linguine with clams, seafood or basil pesto. Linguine with mussels and tomato is another delicacy that combines the sweetness of the tomato with the tenderness of the mussels.
The curious history of linguine: how a fire created this pasta shape
Linguine has an interesting and curious history. It is said that the pasta was born as a result of a fire in an Italian pasta factory. It is said that the scene of the fire inspired the master pasta makers to create a pasta that resembled flames coming out of the fire. Linguine was born, with its long, thin shape resembling tongues of fire. Today this pasta is loved all over the world for its versatility and its ability to combine perfectly with seafood sauces. In fact, linguine is the ideal choice for dishes such as spaghetti with clams or the classic tomato sauce with seafood.