Rustichella d'Abruzzo Fusilli col Buco

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Rustichella d'Abruzzo Fusilli col Buco

Rustichella d'Abruzzo
Weight: 17.6 oz

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Rustichella d'Abruzzo has been crafting the finest artisan pastas since the early 1900's. Their Fusilli col Buco is one of their most popular shapes.

  • Made from the finest Durum wheat semolina and spring water
  • Traditional methods including extrusion through bronze dies and air drying for 56 hours give pasta its unique texture and taste
  • Cooking time: 11-14 minutes
  • Long, hollow corkscrew pasta, twice as long as spaghetti
  • Superb depth of flavor and texture
  • Sauces cling magnificently to the pasta
  • Ideal for red sauces, including marinara, pomodoro, and fra diavolo
  • Imported from Italy

Since the early 1900's, the pastas from Rustichella d'Abruzzo have been crafted from two simple ingredients: stone ground durum wheat and pure spring water. The result is pure magic. Their Fusilli col Buco is a long, hollow corkscrew pasta, twice as long as spaghetti, with a superb texture and depth of flavor. Ideal for red sauces, including marinara, pomodoro, and fra diavolo, it is one of our most popular shapes.
Durum wheat semolina, Water
Gianluigi Peduzzi insists on using the time honored techniques that his grandfather perfected in the early 1900's when crafting every cut of Rustichella d'Abruzzo pasta. The magic begins with two ingredients: stone ground durum wheat from hard winter wheat and pure spring water from the Abruzzo mountains. The dough is extruded through hand carved bronze dies, some of which date from the 19th century, resulting in rustic textures that hold sauces beautifully - much better than with mass produced pasta.

The Rustichella d'Abruzzo facility is located in the heart of the Abruzzo region of Italy, long known for its pasta culture. Abruzzo is dotted with lush green hills and golden swaying wheat. It is here where the artisanal practices allow for careful monitoring of quality in every step of pasta production and the Rustichella d'Abruzzo tradition flourishes.

Rustichella d'Abruzzo pasta is air dried for a crucial 56 hours in specially designed rooms which emulate the warm breezes of Abruzzo. The final result is pasta that cooks to a perfect al dente stage with a great depth of flavor.

Gianluigi's artisan basis of production means that Rustichella d'Abruzzo creates in one year what commercial pasta producers make in one day. The pasta has the deep golden color of the wheat fields and a slightly rough surface. The handmade shapes bear the symbols of years of experienced kneading and shaping, the sign of true quality. To ensure the authenticity of unique regional pasta shapes, Gianluigi collaborates with friends who are small pasta producers throughout Italy.