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Paccheri 35.3 oz

Paccheri 35.3 oz


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Paccheri from Afeltra are made with the best durum wheat semolina mixed with fresh mountain water from Gragnano. Afeltra uses only traditional bronze extruding machines which give the artisanal pasta a rough and porous texture, which helps absorb the pasta sauce better when finishing your dish. Afeltra 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.

The name Paccheri comes from the sound – "pak-pak," or "clap-clap" – when the pasta goes in the boiling water. This sound reminds Neapolitans of a slapping noise when you "dare la pacca," or pat someone on the back! Enjoy Paccheri with a tomato sauce and mozzarella to make Paccheri alla Sorrentina, a typical Neapolitan dish, or enjoy them with a classic San Marzano tomato sauce.

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 closely examined and selected to make sure the wheat is up to Afeltra's standards of excellence. The dough is mixed slowly in a vacuum using only the purest water from the Lattari Mountains of Gragnano. The pasta is then made through exclusive bronze die extrusion process, and drying lasts from 24 to 52 hours, depending on the shape, at low temperatures that never exceed 118°F.

Sku 501158
Producer Afeltra