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Eliche 17.6 oz

Eliche 17.6 oz


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Eliche from Afeltra is made with the 100% Italian durum wheat semolina that is mixed with water from Gragnano. Afeltra uses only traditional bronze extruding machines which give the artisanal pasta a rough and porous texture that will absorb the pasta sauce much better when preparing your dish. Eliche pasta is also slowly dried at a low temperature for up to 48 hours, which helps the protein structure in the pasta stay strong allowing for a better al dente texture. Eliche literally means "helix" in Italian, and the shape, in fact, reminds us of a spiral. Enjoy this pasta with pesto or ragù. 

Afeltra was founded in 1848 and is located in the heart of Gragnano. The best durum wheat semolina is delivered to the company and then carefully selected to make sure they have the characteristics of excellence required. The dough is mixed slowly in a vacuum using the purest water from the Lattari Mountains of Gragnano. The pasta is made with an exclusive bronze die extrusion process, and the drying lasts from 24 to 52 hours, depending on the shape, with temperatures that never exceed 118°F.

Sku 1129408
Producer Afeltra