The word “orecchiette” means “little ears” and the name derives from the shape. This is a pasta of ancient origin, orecchiette is said to have become popular in Puglia between the 12th and 13th centuries.
Why this brand
Tullio Sgambaro and his wife Maria founded their first pasta factory in Cittadella, Veneto region in 1947.
Sgambaro is one of our favourite brands and it encompasses high quality in both its products and its values. They represent the perfect match of past and future values: tradition with quality and sustainability with technology.
We fell for Sgambaro’s commitment to use 100% of Italian durum wheat and to make a difference in the environmental footprint.
How to use it
Orecchiette pasta is traditionally from Apulia, and loved all over Italy and the world! Traditionally prepared with “cime di rapa” (broccoli rabe) are delicious with any vegetable, like broccoli kale and cherry tomatoes, and whit whatever your fantasy thinks about!
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