MAKVEL elbow macaroni pasta is a pantry staple and a very versatile pasta. It can be used to make the infamous Mac n’ Cheese, it can be used in casseroles, in soups, in pasta salads. The possibilities are endless.
Makvel Orzo pasta, is a rice-shaped pasta are used for many Mediterranean dishes. In Greece, a traditional famous dish “Youvetsi” is made with orzo(or otherwise known as Kritharaki),boiled veal and/or beef and tomato sauce, topped with freshly grated Kefalotiri or Myzithra. You can also use the rice noodles to prepare delicious cold salads or even to stuff vegetables. This little pasta is so versatile you can pair it with almost anything.
MAKVEL Fusilli, is a corkscrew-shaped pasta that is especially delicious paired with pesto, such as this basil-mint, or tossed with spinach, asparagus etc. It is also delicious in cream sauces and mixed with meat or vegetables. Great in cold pasta salads as well.
MAKVEK Farfalle pasta, are a type of pasta commonly known as bow-tie pasta or butterfly pasta. They are greatly paired with sundried tomatoes in a creamy sauce, or ideal for cold pasta dishes paired with olives, and roasted red peppers.
MAKVEL Penne rigate, is one of the most famous of the pasta. It is an extruded type of pasta with cylinder-shaped pieces, their ends cut at an angle. The Italian word, “rigate” means ridges in English. The fact that this pasta has these ridges, makes it even more delicious because any sauce adheres well to it. Paired well with creamy sauces, such as: rosée, alfredo etc, as well as in red sauce. Can also be used in cold pasta dishes.
MAKVEL Spaghetti, is a long, thin, solid, cylindrical noodle pasta. It is a staple food of traditional Italian cuisine but also all over the world. It is great paired with Bolognese sauce and other red sauces.
MAKVEL Linguine, is a flat shaped type of pasta similar to fettuccine but thinne. It is typically served with sauces such as pesto but others such as tomato or fish based sauces are popular as well. Popular dish made with linguine is seafood linguine.
ANDRITSAINA Fettucine, is a long egg based pasta cut into strips. Great in a tomato sauce with beef and/or veal. Also great sautéed in butter and topped with Romano cheese. Very hearty and tasty. Very quick to cook usually within 5 minutes.
ANDRITSAINA Pappardelle, is a long egg based pasta cut into strips. Most similar to fettucine but much thicker. Great in a tomato sauce with beef and/or veal. Also great sautéed in butter and topped with Romano cheese. Very hearty and tasty.
ANDRITSAINA Hilopites, is the Greek word for small, dried pasta squares. Another favorite casserole and soup pasta, hilopites are egg based noodles. Hilopites are used in soups and stews within a chicken or vegetable broth spiked with a squeeze of lemon juice and a generous pinch of red pepper flakes. Food for the soul, traditional and heartwarming.