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Offer - Garofalo Orecchiette Pasta 500g

2.9 out of 5 (19)

9 out of 19 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Suitable for vegetarians Suitable for freezing

£2.29

Price per 100g: 45.8p

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Product Description

Italian Dry Pasta.
100% Durum Wheat Semolina.
From Gragnano near Naples in Italy.
Suitable for Vegetarians.

Garofalo has been making pasta for over 300 years in Gragnano near Naples in Italy, the home of pasta. Made from 100% robust desert durum wheat and shaped using a bronze die gives Garofalo pasta its premium taste and texture.

Orecchiette are typical of Puglia, a region of southern Italy. Their name comes from the shape, which looks like a small ear and in Italian orecchio means ear, and the suffix 'etto' means 'small'.
Orecchiette are about 1.75 cm across and slightly domed with thinner centres compared to the edge giving them a variable texture and a place to catch the sauce.

Product Information

Categories


Brand

Garofalo

Storage

Store in a cool, dry place.

Prepare & Use

Cooking time 13 minutes.
Bring a large pan of water to the boil and add salt if required. Keeping the water at a rolling boil add the amount of pasta needed. Stir with a wooden spoon to prevent the pasta sticking together and to avoid damaging the pasta. Cook for the recommended time, drain and serve.

Recipe

350g Garofalo Orecchiette,
200g ricotta,
500g Cherry Tomatoes,
Grated pecorino cheese,
1 Onion, chopped,
Basil,
Extra virgin olive oil,
Salt.

Preparation:
Put into a saucepan with a little oil the chopped onion, add tomatoes, washed and cut into quarters, a few leaves of basil, salt, and cook at high heat, turning often until the sauce is dry and properly thickened.
In abundant salted boiling water cook the GAROFALO Orecchiette and drained al dente.
While the pasta cooks, mix in a bowl the ricotta, a spoonful of the sauce and some of the pasta cooking water.
When the pasta is ready drain and pour into the bowl, mix gently, add plenty of chopped basil, a little bit of grated pecorino cheese, stir again and spread sauce on the rest of orecchiette.
Serve with more grated cheese separately.

Country of Origin

Italy

Manufacturer

Pastificio Lucio Garofalo S.p.A.,
Via dei Pastai, 42,
80054 Gragnano,
Italy.

Package Type

Re-Closable Packaging

Recycling Information

Recyclable

Nutrition

Allergen Information

Contains Gluten, Contains Wheat

Ingredients

Durum Wheat Semolina.

Dietary Information

Suitable for Vegetarians
Contains Gluten
Contains Wheat

Nutritional Data

Typical Valuesper 100g
Energy1516kj
Energy357kcal
Protein14g
Carbohydrate73g
Fat1g

Reviews

Customer Reviews

2.9 out of 5

19 customers reviewed this product Average rating 2.9

9 out of 19 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

Cooks to perfection

The pack I purchased on 03/03/14 is excellent pasta. Having read the reviews I put first lot in by hand - not ideal as some cooking faster than others. Last time I just tipped it into boiling water and stirred it well. Any shells that were attached quickly separated as they became brittle on contact with water.. Hope next pack is as good.

Rating: 1 star out of 5

1 of 1 found this review helpful.

weird, odd and not a patch on other brands

I'm not sure why Ocado even stock this. It's revolting. I had to go to a supermarket to replace it. The texture is odd and worse still it had pieces of normal spaghetti ends running through my pack. I would not recommend this and have asked Ocado directly to stock an alternative brand. Disappointing it's the only one of its type. Certainly would not recommend.

Supplier Response - Since making your comments on our Orecchiette, we have taken the opportunity to change the production process in Italy and we are now using a new piece of equipment that has altered the shape very slightly and the thickness. This change will ensure that the pasta does not clump together and thus cook much more evenly. We have already started supplying Ocado with this new product and am sure that you will see a marked difference. We would very much like to send you some of the new pasta for you to try. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. Without such feedback we could not ensure that our products are always produced to the very high standards that we set ourselves.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

Like the ones that I used to buy in Italy

Excellent!

Rating: 5 star out of 5

good for me

I didn't have any problem at all

Rating: 3 star out of 5

Not the best

I was expecting a proper rough textured pasta but this is just normal in a different shape. Can't seem to find the rough stuff anywhere

Recipes

Orecchiette Pasta with a Quick and Easy Creamy Sauce

Orecchiette Pasta with a Quick and Easy Creamy Sauce

Ready in just 20 minutes, this simple pasta dish, with its tasty mustard sauce, makes a perfect midweek family supper

20 mins

Orecchiette Pasta with Anchovies and Pangrattato

Orecchiette Pasta with Anchovies and Pangrattato

Pangrattato, the classic Italian breadcrumb mix, brings extra flavour to this quick midweek meal

20 mins

Orecchiette with Pancetta

Orecchiette with Pancetta

A quick and light pasta dish.

20 mins

Pasta with Flageolet Beans, Parsley, and Lemon

Pasta with Flageolet Beans, Parsley, and Lemon

Cook's Note The sauce will keep in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. Before using, stir in a little olive oil to bring it back to life. Variation Add a few chopped anchovies, some torn mozzarella, or a handful of wild rocket leaves to the sauce.

20 mins

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