Traditional Ragù alla Bolognese – Bologna, Emilia-Romagna
You probably know this sauce as “bolognaise”, which means from Bologna. The italian word for it is ragù, which can have different tastes and ingredients depending on the city where it is made. The most traditional one is from Bologna, but there are very tasty variants from Naples and Modena. Well, this ragù comes from one of the most ancient Hosteria in Bologna who cooks this sauce following the ancient recipe.
Glass jar with pasta sauce ready to eat (warm) – 200gr
Pistachio Nutella Cream – Bronte, Sicily
If you only tasted the green-fluo pistachio ice cream, you really never tasted the pistachio from Bronte. Bronte is a small city in Sicily that became super famous for pistachios, it is unique in the world. This cream is similar to Nutella but made from these pistachios. It is heaven in your mouth.
Glass jar with a sweet cream to be spread on bread or on croissant- 90gr
Basil Pesto – Genova, Liguria
In italian “pesto” means to grind, pound. It refers to traditional way to produce it from the basil leaves in Liguria. This region is characterized by mild temperature, sea breeze, mountains weather and warm sun that grows the most tasteful basil you will find in Italy. The pesto sauce in this foodbox comes directly from one of the most ancient pesto producers in Genova and it will be perfect as pasta sauce. It is very hard to find a traditional pesto like this in Italy too.
Glass jar with pasta sauce ready to eat (do not warm) – 90gr
Cherry-tomato sauce – Pachino, Sicily
Pachino is a small town at the bottom of Sicily where this amazing sweet and rare tomatoes grow thanks to the desertic sun and strong salty breeze coming from the crush between two seas. They are called “ciliegino” -cherry, in english. This sauce will make your pasta unique. You will revive the taste that every italian kid experiences on sundays at granny’s when they were preparing just bread and tomato sauce.
Glass jar with pasta sauce to be cooked in a pan for 15 minutes – 330 gr
Extra-virgin olive Oil – Ostuni, Puglia
Once you will taste this olive oil from Puglia, you will never use other oils. It is incredibly flavoured thanks to the properties of the lands where this olive trees are grown, Puglia (the heel of Italy). It is perfect to be used on bread only since it is so tasty but also on salads or on pasta dishes will be a game changer.
Canned olive oil – 250ml
Honeydew honey – Ivrea, Piedmont
Honeydew honey is a very special, rare and precious substance that, instead of being produced from nectars, is collected from the leaves of trees. With antibiotic properties, it is rich in iron and it is an excellent natural supplement of minerals. It is produced in a farm in Piedmont which follows the traditional method to collect it and mantain most of the properties. It has a caramel taste that makes it perfect as a low-calory iron supply and in substitution of sugar.
Glass jar – 250 ml
Pasta di Gragnano – Benevento, Campania
Pasta di Gragnano is a particular type of pasta – obtained by mixing wheat with water from the local aquifer – produced throughout the territory of Gragnano, close to Benevento, Campania. Located South of Mount Vesuvius and a short drive from Sorrento, Gragnano lies sheltered by the Apennine Mountains and benefits from a sea breeze that brings humidity from the coast. Add to this the presence of watermills and you have the perfect conditions for producing and drying this distinctive pasta. For these reasons, the people of Gragnano have been able to produce and dry pasta in the streets for over 1,000 years.
This is the pasta you will never find on shelves of the supermarket. Its texture makes the bond with the sauce makes it so special that you will never eat other types of pasta. Pasta are not all the same, you will taste that.
Plastic box – 500gr