We could fill a book with facts about the classic pasta shape from Abruzzo. But the short story is: it’s named after the guitar-like instrument used to cut the dough. The result is a long pasta, similar to spaghetti, with a firm texture and a remarkable ability to hold your favourite sauce.
Rustichella d’Abruzzo are the undisputed champions of this pasta variety. You’ll understand why as soon as you try it.
With a tube to hold everything together, there’s no mess in the cupboard. It makes a great gift too.