Fontana FORMIELLO Trofie Liguri (500g) is a regional pasta variety traditionally from the area between Genova and Portofino on the Ligurian coast on the north west of Italy.
The name of this pasta is believed to derive from the Genovese dialect “strufuggia”.
This term describes the process of making trofie, involving rubbing the dough, and it means “to rub.”
Fontana FORMIELLO Trofie Liguri (500g) is a twisted, spindle-shaped pasta, originally prepared bt rolling a small piece of dough on a flat surface to form a short round spirals with tapered ends.
Our Trofie are:
- 100% Italian wheat
- slow dried at low temperature
Good to know: In traditional preparation, people cook trofie with green beans and potatoes and serve it with basil pesto.
It is also delicious with tomqto based, vreamy and seafood sauces.