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PENNE RIGATE 5 LBS

PENNE RIGATE 5 LBS

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Pasta/Noodles â Not Ready to Eat (Shelf Stable)
Penne Rigate are part of the short, diagonal cut, ridged pasta family and are one of the most well-known type of pasta, as well as being the most versatile in the kitchen. In Italian, the term "Penne" refers to the goose feather which was used historically to write with and was cut on a diagonal to achieve a really thin tip. The shape, obtained from a pasta tube, can be smooth or ridged, of varying length and has the typical diagonal cut of a quill. Penne are one of the few types of pasta for which there is an exact date when it was created. Indeed, in 1865, a pasta-maker from San Martino d'Albaro (Genoa), Giovanni Battista Capurro, requested and obtained a patent for a diagonal cutting machine. The patent was important because it meant the fresh pasta could be cut like a quill without crushing it and in different lengths from 3 to 5 centimetres (mezze "half" penne or penne). The document preserved in the Central Archive of the State of Rome reads: "Up until now, a diagonal cut could o

Item Information

  • Pack: 4
  • Size: 5#
  • Storage Type: Dry
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Additional Information

  • Barcode: 24094680412
  • Country of Origin: IT

Ingredients

Durum WHEAT Semolina, vitamins (niacin, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), iron (ferrous lactate). Contains WHEAT. May contain SOY.

Serving Suggestion

FOR A PERFECT COOKING: use 6 quarters of water per 1 lb of pasta. Bring water to a boil. Add salt to taste. Add pasta to boiling water. Stir from time to time. Cook for 12-10 minute, drain and season.

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