List of products by brand Pastificio Carmiano

The pasta company of Carmiano, operating in Gragnano, treasures over 500 years of passion and excellence, scrupulously observing the secret techniques of pasta production passed down through generations. 

Their mission is to combine the precious teaching of the past with the taste of the modern client, all the while providing the most demanding palates with sublime quality. Carmiano pasta is prepared by using durum wheat semolina and fresh water from Gragnano, and it is worked, compressed and cut with top-quality bronze machines which give the final product a rough and porous surface to capture the sauce perfectly.  

There are 26 products.

Spaghetti Chitarra (500g) - Pastificio Carmiano

£2.80

Chitarra (‘guitar’ in Italian) is a pasta making tool made of a wooden framework with metallic strings attached to it, and it resembles a small guitar. These thick, square spaghetti are made by pushing layers of pasta dough down the strings of the chitarra, using a rolling pin. The metallic wires cut through the dough and shape it into noodles.

Rigatoni (500g) - Pastificio Carmiano

£2.80

Rigatoni (’being augmentative’ in italian) which means "ridged" or "lined". Its namesake ridges make better adhesive surfaces for sauces & grated cheese. That’s why they are best served with thick cream or tomato sauces.

Tortiglioni (500g) - Pastificio Carmiano

£2.80

Coming from the word torquere (’to twist’), thanks to the spiral shape. Pasta made of durum wheat drawn in bronze and dried slowly and naturally.

Larger than fusilli but sharing the same characteristic design from, they best pair with light, smooth sauces which will cling to the twists, such as pesto.

Penne Rigate (500g) - Pastificio Carmiano

£2.80

Deriving from Latin penna (’feather’ or ‘quill’), and is a cognate of the English word pen. Made of durum wheat drawn in bronze and dried slowly & naturally. Thanks to its namesake ridges, it’s best for sauces, such as pesto, marinara, or arrabiata.

Mafalde IGP (500g) - Pastificio Carmiano

£2.80

Mafalde IGP pasta is long wide strips of pasta with wavy edges on both side.

This Type of Pasta is prepared in a similar fashion to other pasta as linguine or fettuccine. Perfect with ragu, with mushrooms sauce or with chopped vegetables. The Carmiano Pasta Factory has obtained the P.G.I. This certification is a trademark of quality attributed in Italy to food and agricultural products. If a product is worth the PGI certification, it means that its quality and uniqueness depend on its geographical origin and testifies the tradition of Carmiano Pasta.

Bucatini IGP (500g) - Pastificio Carmiano

£2.80

Bucatini IGP Pasta is a thick spaghetti like pasta with a hole running through the middle, perfect for rich tomato or cream sauce

This kind of Pasta is traditionally eaten in the Lazio Region, especially Rome, and is typically served with Amatriciana sauce, made with tomatoes and bacon. The Carmiano Pasta Factory has obtained the P.G.I. This certification is a trademark of quality attributed in Italy to food and agricultural products. If a product is worth the PGI certification, it means that its quality and uniqueness depend on its geographical origin and testifies the tradition of Carmiano Pasta.

Calamari IGP (500g) - Pastificio Carmiano

£2.80

Calamari Pasta (Squid Ring) is made from the finest durum wheat and dried slowly at low temperature. This thick pasta originates from Naples and is a classic for seafood dishes.

The Carmiano Pasta Factory has obtained the P.G.I. This certification is a trademark of quality attributed in Italy to food and agricultural products. If a product is worth the PGI certification, it means that its quality and uniqueness depend on its geographical origin and testifies the tradition of Carmiano Pasta.

Mezze Maniche Rigate IGP (500g) - Pastificio Carmiano

£2.80

Striped sleeves tube pasta, wide and short. This type of Pasta originates in the North of Italy where they are called “ maniche di frate”, monk sleeves

It is a versatile shape working well with heavy as well as velvety and creamy sauces.The Carmiano Pasta Factory has obtained the P.G.I. This certification is a trademark of quality attributed in Italy to food and agricultural products. If a product is worth the PGI certification, it means that its quality and uniqueness depend on its geographical origin and testifies the tradition of Carmiano Pasta.

Lemon Linguine (500g) - Pastificio Carmiano

£3.80

This is no normal linguine. This is Italian pasta of the highest quality with added lemon for a truly unique flavour.

Its shape retains all of their goodness when cooked and they have plenty of surface area to absorb the flavour and liquid of the sauce with which it is served. Made with 100% durum semolina wheat and water, it tastes best with a variety of light sauces with fish or seafood, pancetta, cherry tomatoes, vegetables or simply with butter and parsley.

Wholegrain Paccheri (250g) - Pastificio Carmiano

£1.80

Paccheri is a large tube-shaped pasta made using only whole wheat durum semolina

The origin of this shape refers to the Neapolitan word "pacchero" or slap. The name could refer to the slapping sound that it makes when cooking with sauce or to the excellence of this shape, that can “stun” you like a "pacchero". The shape and heft of this pasta makes it perfect for filling with vegetables or mince or for baked pasta dishes. This pasta also tastes wonderfully with sauces made of tomatoes, ricotta, cheese and mushroom.