Fontana FORMIELLO Trofie (17oz).
Trofie is a regional pasta variety traditionally from the area between Genova and Portofino on the Ligurian coast.
Liguria is situated on the north west of Italy.
It is believed that the name of this pasta derives from the Genovese dialect “strufuggia”, which means “to rub” and refer to the way trofie is made.
Trofie is a twisted, spindle-shaped pasta, originally prepared bt rolling a small piece of dough on a flat surface to form a short round spirals with tapered ends.
Our Fontana FORMIELLO Trofie (17oz) are:
- made with 100% Italian wheat
- slow dried at low temperature
Good to know: Traditionally, people in Italy cook trofie with green beans and potatoes, serving it with basil pesto. It is also delicious with tomqto based, vreamy and seafood sauces.