The sprawling forests of Piedmont, nestled in the foothills of the Alps, are a sight to behold. Acres of woodland and sprawling lakes make this region a hotspot for avid hikers and adventurers. However, Piedmont’s best-kept secret is not its stunning topography but something more sublime still, a specimen that lies just beneath the surface of the forest floor. Truffles. Local truffle hunters know exactly where to look to find these precious morsels in abundance, though they rely on their trusted companions to bring home their haul. Dogs such as the Lagotto Romagnolo make great truffle hunters because of their impressive sense of smell; as puppies, they are trained to sniff out the pungent tubers and relinquish them without complaint.
We looked to Piedmont for inspiration when concocting our take on the Italo-American classic: Mac & Cheese. We’ve layered some of our favourite varieties of cheese into this decadent, creamy dish and added a scattering of sumptuous truffle to honour the rich gastronomic heritage of northern Italy. The final result is irresistible, and we invite you to close your eyes and delve in for a sensory journey through the oak forests of Langhe, perched on the shores of Piedmont’s Lake Maggiore.
Note: Please consume or freeze our pasta and sauces within 2 days of delivery
- Preheat your oven to 200°C (180°C fan) and place a baking tray in the middle of the oven.
- Remove the card sleeve and the film from the pasta but leave it in its card box.
- Place the pasta in its box directly onto the hot baking tray and cook for 25 minutes, until piping hot.
- Remove your pasta from the oven and allow it to rest for 5 minutes before serving. Buon appetito!
Allergens in BOLD & CAPITALISED:
MILK, Pasta (17%) (Durum WHEAT Flour, Water), Emmental Cheese (12%) (MILK, Salt, Starter Culture, Microbial Rennet), Water, Butter (MILK), WHEAT Flour, Vegetarian Hard Cheese (3%) (MILK, Salt, Microbial Rennet), Black Truffle Sauce (1%) (Meadow Mushrooms (Agaricus Bisporus), Sunflower Oil, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Black Olives, Salt, Summer Truffle (Tuber Aestivum Vit)(1%), Flavouring), Salt, Truffle Oil (Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Truffle Flavouring), Breadcrumbs (WHEAT Flour, Sunflower Oil, Dextrose, Yeast, Salt, Malt Flour, BARLEY and Corn Malt Extract)
In addition to the recipe-specific allergen information provided, Pasta Evangelists handles all 14 allergens prescribed in legislation. Whilst we have implemented and maintain safety practices and take all reasonable precautions to prevent cross-contamination, we cannot guarantee that our products will not contain traces of these allergens.
Calories per serving: 566kcal
Following nutritional information is per 100g:
- Energy 675kJ
- Calories 162kcal
- Fat 10.8g
- Of which saturates 6.1g
- Carbohydrates 9.5g
- Of which sugars 2.7g
- Protein 6.6g
- Salt 0.9g