PRLog - March 29, 2010 - PappaItaliana.com (http://www.pappaitaliana.com/)
Pizzoccheri, a traditional Northern Italian pasta made with a mixture of buckwheat and white flours, has been a staple of the Valtellina region’s cuisine for centuries, and is known to dietary consultants and healthcare professionals as a heart-healthy food that is low in gluten and rich in vitamins and minerals.
“We are proud to be able to offer this incredible food to households across the United States,” said Alessandro Moro, VP of PappaItaliana.com’
Pastificio di Chiavenna’s “Pasta Moro” brand of buckwheat pasta is offered in many shapes, to fit the preferences of families and accompany different sauces. PappaItaliana.com will offer the traditional pizzoccheri as well as penne, gnocchetti (shaped like little ears), fidelin (similar to spaghetti), and nidi (nests of long noodles that open up when immersed in water).
“Pastificio di Chiavenna products cut no corners, and that’s why we have selected them. Your ‘off-the-shelf’
Pastificio di Chiavenna, which produces the Pasta Moro brand of buckwheat pasta and polenta, is a 150-year old, family-owned business that has succeeded in marrying tradition and innovation, offering a quality of pasta that retains the care and manufacturing foundations of nineteenth-century Italy and the innovation and ingenuity of the twenty-first century.
For more information, visit www.PappaItaliana.com
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