MAKVEL Conchiglie, which is the Italian word for “conch” in English, is a type of pasta, often referred to as seashell pasta due to its shape. In Greek, we share the same root of the word “κοχύλι” which means shell. The greatness of this pasta is that, the seashell shape of the pasta allows for the sauce to adhere to it.
MAKVEL Rigatoni, are short, tubular pasta. The shape and size of rigatoni make them the perfect vehicle for a chunky, meaty sauce. The ridges in the pasta help the sauce adhere to it, giving every bite a punch of flavor.
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 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 Spaghettini, is a long, thin, solid, cylindrical noodle pasta much like spaghetti, but it is much thinner. Great paired with Bolognese sauce and other delicious sauces such as pesto, aglio e olio (which is garlic and oil).
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.
ANDRITSAINA Sour Trahana, is a pebble-size pasta that is fried, used in soups and stews the same way as rice or other pasta, and made into soups that are Greek favorites. It is often compared to couscous in look but different in taste. Comes in two versions sweet and sour. Ideally combined with chicken and/or veal in a stew.
ANDRITSAINA Sweet Trahana, is a pebble-size pasta that is fried, used in soups and stews the same way as rice or other pasta, and made into soups that are Greek favorites. It is often compared to couscous in look but different in taste. Comes in two versions sweet and sour. The sweet version can also be treated like oatmeal or porridge and garnished with your favorite fruits and nuts!!