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Rustichella Strozzapreti (250g)

Rustichella Strozzapreti (250g)

Italian short pasta in the shape of long torches. Made with durum wheat semolina.



This kind of pasta that looks like retinal rods derives its name from the popular and ironic gluttony of priests (literally “priestchokers”). Recommended also with Rustichella d’Abruzzo “alla Genovese” and “alla Pescatora” sauces. Cooking time: 13-18 minutes.

Rustichella pasta is made with selected durum wheat grown in the Abruzzo region and spring water from the Apennine mountains. The wheat is stone ground and mixed to form a dough which is extruded through bronze dies. These dies create a rough surface texture which enables sauce to cling to the pasta and give the pasta it’s unique grainy surface. The pasta is dried at low temperatures for approximately 50 hours, and it is this slow fermentation process that gives the pasta a superior taste and guarantees even cooking.


Additional Information

Storage Instructions

Keep in a cool, dry place away from light and direct heat.


Durum Wheat Semolina, Water

Nutritional Information

Energy 1493 KJ / 352 kcal
Fat 1.5g
of which saturates 0.3g
of which monounsaturates 0g
of which polyunsaturates 0g
Carbohydrate 71g
of which sugars 4g
Fibre 3g
Protein 13.5g
Salt 0.01g

Dietary Information

Vegetarian Yes
Vegan Yes
Gluten Free No
Lactose Free Yes
Nut Free Yes
Egg Free Yes
Wheat and Derivative Free No
For allergens see ingredients in bold

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