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Donna Pastaia - more about us

Donna Pastaia - more about us

Donna, is Italian for a lady. Pastaia, in Italian means someone whose job it is to make pasta. We are women who take this job of making pasta very seriously. Of course. Except, when you're having as much fun doing it like we do, it doesn't really feel like work. We make handcrafted artisanal pasta, and are involved through the process of handpicking the ingredients to creating, drying, packaging all of our pasta by hand. It is manual, labour intensive, exhausting – and we absolutely love it. Almost every single time we make pasta, we cannot help but be amazed...

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Fettuccine

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Fettuccine

(fay-tuh-CHEE-nee) फेटूचीनी The word fettuccine literally means ‘small ribbons’ in Italian. A very popular type of long pasta, fettuccine is wider than spaghetti (about 1/4th of an inch) and typically used in rich, hearty sauces as the pasta width allows for a beautiful coating of the sauce it is added to. Originating from the Roman and Tuscan cuisines, Fettuccine is now a staple of pasta dishes globally. The creamy Alfredo makes for the most known accompaniment to these ribbon pastas. It also does as well with a thicker meat or vegetable tomato based ragu, or a simple Aglio e Olio....

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