In the heart of Gragnano, in the famous Via Roma, a place that once daily saw the pasta masters teaching the ancient art of “white gold”, it is currently the headquarters of Pasta Cuomo. A company that breathes air of history.
One of Italy’s most popular cuts, penne rigate has a wider tube than the original penne (“quills”), but rigate (“with ridges”) on the outside.
Ideal for sauces with ground meat or vegetables so that the sauce is trapped in the middle and on the points.
Use this pasta with basil pesto!
This is a great option for pasta salad, try with Seasons lemon infused olive oil, traditional balsamic and tuscan seasoning for the perfect salad!
It’ just around 1840 that starts the story of Nicolino Cuomo, known in Gragnano for the production of bronze drawn pasta.