La Fabbrica della Pasta di Gragnano - CaserecciLa Fabbrica della Pasta di Gragnano
Producer: La Fabbrica della Pasta di Gragnano
Product: Dried Caserecci pasta (also known as I fusilli Pugliesi or Cavatelli)
Region: Gragnano, Campania
La Fabbrica della Pasta di Gragnano is a third-generation pasta business in the picturesque Campanian town of Gragnano. This town is nestled in the heart of the Lattari mountains, between the Gulf of Sorrento and Amalfi coast. This position provides ideal durum wheat growing conditions meaning the town has a long history of pasta making tradition.
Using mountain spring water, the finest durum wheat and a slow drying method La Fabbrica della Pasta produces an ideally textured pasta in a variety of shapes. The perfect example of Calabrian pasta tradition.
Caserecci (I Fusilli Pugliesi or Cavatelli) is a variety of short rolled pasta. The pieces are approximately 5 centimetres in length and are rolled to resemble an incomplete cylinder. The shape is designed to allow the trapping of rich sauces.
This pasta is best with a rich ragu or a flavoursome tomato-based sauce.
Ingredients: Durum wheat semolina, water