Originally from Valtellina, Pizzoccheri is very similar to Tagliatelle with a length of 7 cm and a thickness of 1 cm. It is made with 2/3 of the best buckwheat semolina and 1/3 of wheat semolina, following the traditional ancient recipe that allows it to have the typical dark grey colour. According to the traditional recipe is “alla Valtellinese”, a condiment with Savoy cabbage, sliced potatoes, cheese, butter, garlic and salvia. It combines well also with Rustichella d’Abruzzo “sugo Bianco alla Salsiccia” and “Tartufata” sauces.
Cooking time: 10 minutes.
Rustichella D’Abruzzo history began in 1924. Today Gianluigi and Stefania Peduzzi proudly continue their grandfather’s Abruzzan tradition using only top quality durum wheat semolina, bronze dies and pure mountain water to achieve that perfect texture and taste that made Rustichella D’Abruzzo the most recognized premium pasta, used by top chefs and available in delicatessen shops all over the world.
The drying process is carried out slowly at low temperatures, sometimes for as long as 50 hours at around 35/40 degrees, unlike industrial pasta where drying is carried out at 90 degrees for 4/5 hours.