Tuna - tonno in Italian - is widely enjoyed across Italy, with both its fresh and canned varieties equally respected. This is particularly true in Sicily, where the historical mattanza, the island’s annual massacre of the fish (which has fortunately ceased), has left a legacy of the fish being a staple of the Sicilian diet. However, for this particular dish we turn instead to Sardinia - another beautiful southern Italian island - where you will find the charming town of Carloforte. This Mediterranean paradise is adorned with brightly coloured buildings which line the ancient cobblestone streets. And if you happen to find yourself wandering the aforementioned thoroughfares in the early hours of the morning, as the sun comes up, you will hear the jovial cries of the town’s many fishermen as they offload their fresh catch in the harbour. The fish they have brought in will then be transported to restaurants throughout the town where they will, in a matter of hours, be served up to the hungry lunchtime visitors.
To celebrate this historic tradition, we have filled each fresh, hand-crafted raviolo with precious morsels of tuna. To serve, we pair these delightful pasta parcels with our gentle ‘burro di salvia’ (sage butter), which allows the bold flavour of the fish to shine through. As a final flourish we adorn this dish with beautiful sprigs of samphire, known poetically in Italian as asparagi di mare, ‘asparagus of the sea’. The crisp, salty flavour imparted by the samphire will whisk you directly to the shores of Carloforte itself where you can bask under the splendid Sardinian sun.
Note: Please consume or freeze our pasta and sauces within 2 days of delivery.
Allergens in BOLD & CAPITALISED:
Pasta (50%): Semolina (WHEAT), WHEAT Flour, Pasteurised EGG, Water, Filling (50%): Mascarpone (MILK, citric acid), Water, Tuna (12.1%) (FISH), Onion, White Wine (SULPHITES), Black Olives (3.84%), Olive Oil, Capers, Garlic, Salt, Thyme, Black Pepper
Butter (MILK), Sage, Salt, Black Pepper
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Calories per serving: 627kcal
Following nutritional information is per 100g:
- Energy 1131kJ
- Calories 271kcal
- Fat 19.9g
- Of which saturates 11.2g
- Carbohydrates 15.8g
- Of which sugars 1.2g
- Protein 6.4g
- Salt 0.9g