Orecchiette, literally ‘ears’ in Italian, are a perfect example of how amazing pasta can be. Using only flour and water, the little ear shapes have a firm bite, but a soft interior. This week we serve these intricate pieces of pasta in a special pesto which hails from the sun-drenched Mediterranean island of Sicily, hence it is commonly known as pesto alla Siciliana. Made with some of Italy’s sweetest, most fragrant tomatoes, this pesto has a wonderfully vibrant red colour, distinguishing it from its green-bodied brother from Genova in the northeastern region of Liguria. Combined with the finest extra virgin olive oil, this beautiful pesto evokes the balmiest of summer days spent in Sicily. We serve with a crunchy fennel taralli, adding wonderful savoury depth and completing this delightful dish.
Journey with us to the island paradise of Sicily through the transportive medium of perfect pasta. We promise swathes of golden sand, vast expanses of turquoise ocean and, of course, lots of delicious pasta to give you an authentic taste of this stunning region. Buon appetito!
Note: Please consume or freeze our pasta and sauces within 2 days of delivery.
Allergens in BOLD & CAPITALISED:
Durum WHEAT Semolina, Water, Rice Flour
Semi Dried Tomatoes, Olive Oil, Almonds (NUTS), Basil)
WHEAT Flour, White Wine (SULPHITES), Sunflower Oil, Salt, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Fennel Seeds
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Calories per serving: 782kcal
Following nutritional information is per 100g:
- Energy 1231kJ
- Calories 295kcal
- Fat 7.7g
- Of which saturates 1.0g
- Carbohydrates 45.8g
- Of which sugars 8.8g
- Protein 10.0g
- Salt 0.10g