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Pasta di Liguria is an authentic Italian, regional artisan pasta made by the Minaglia family from their hometown in the Ligurian Apennine mountains. The unique shapes depict the centuries-old culinary traditions of one of Italy’s healthiest local cuisines and most beautiful coastal regions.
Made using artisan techniques and with no added colorings or flavorings- just 100% certified Italian, organic, natural ingredients and pure spring water. It is a pasta that, with each bite, tells the story of the people and the land of its origin – Liguria.
The Minaglia brothers have been making artisan pasta for over 30 years from their hometown of Montoggio, in the Appennine mountains near Genoa. Specializing in traditional shapes from the centuries-old tradition of pasta-making in the region, they have grown to become the leading producers of Ligurian specialtiy pasta, with their award winning shapes being enjoyed the world-over.
All the raw materials are organic and Italian. Pasta di Luguria does not use any kind of aroma, preserving the authentic taste of the best local ingredients. Even the spring water, coming from the Antola Nature Park, contributes to obtaining a natural and genuine product.
A long, natural drying process is key phase in quality, artisan pasta production. Being patient and allowing the pasta the time it needs to retain all the flavor and organoleptic properties of the wheat, whilst guaranteeing that classic al dente bite that artisan pasta is famous for.
The extraction through bronze dies is one of the major characteristics of authentic artisan pasta. It gives the pasta that distinctive roughness and porosity that allows the flavor to sink in and the sauce to meld perfectly to it.