La Fabbrica della Pasta di Gragnano - Orecchiette

Producer: La Fabbrica della Pasta di Gragnano

Product: Dried Orecchiette pasta

Region: Gragnano, Campania

Producer Information:
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.

Tasting Notes: 
Orecchiette translates to 'little ears' in Italian, referring to it's round, concave, cup-like shape. This pasta shape originates from Puglia in Southern Italy and is commonly served with seasonal vegetables sautéed in olive oil. The cup like shape is perfect for scooping up diced vegetables and sauces.

Ingredients: Durum wheat semolina, water

Size: 500g