Ancient Italian butchery is an art without equal. Discover the fascinating world of artisanal cured meats!
“They tell me I cook well, but really I just use our own produce, grown the way it used to be”
|A simple and delicious sauce|
|Quick and easy to prepare|
|From an ancient recipe|
Senatore Cappelli wheat Pici
WE CHOSE IT BECAUSE
The combination of tomato and garlic makes us dreamy
Hearing the name aglione, our thoughts immediately go to a very large bulb of garlic. And indeed that is exactly what it is. In fact, if common garlic hardly weighs more than 40 grams, aglione can even weigh 1 kg! The soils in which it is grown are as magnificent as they are limited: in fact, it is mainly found in the Val di Chiana, the territory that stretches between the provinces of Arezzo, Siena and Perugia.
Odor and flavor of garlic are light years away from the acrid, opaque ones of common garlic. In fact, it is much sweeter and more delicate on the palate; due to the absence of the alliin molecule responsible for bad breath, it has over time earned the pseudonym “kiss-proof garlic.“
In cooking, the Aglione sauce, thanks to the perfect combination of fresh tomato and delicate garlic, is perfectly suited to be served with any format of pasta; it is traditionally used as a condiment for the famous pici, a typical Umbrian and Tuscan pasta.
INGREDIENTS AND BENEFITS
INGREDIENTS: Tomatoes, EVO oil, Aglione, Salt, Pepper, Vinegar, Sugar
Aglione belongs to the same family as its cousins garlic and onion. Its beneficial properties include antibacterial and antioxidant. On the other hand, the numerous substances found in it play a key role in keeping the intestines healthy. It is therefore also very digestible.
We receive your order, prepare it and ship it in 24/36 hours.
We are aware that excellent products need excellent packaging and at the same time we cannot risk damaging in any way the precious Italian culinary jewels: for this reason our warehouse is equipped with temperature and lighting ideal for food preservation and the most delicate ones (cheeses, cold cuts and craft beers) are stored inside cold rooms. During shipping, on the other hand, each product is protected with the packaging most appropriate to its characteristics.
Cheeses and cured meats, which despite being aged require special care, travel accompanied by a special slow-release gel ice inside isothermal bags: in this way freshness is preserved until the goods arrive at your home.
For our craft beers, which are unpasteurized and therefore more sensitive to high temperatures than normal, we use a special isothermal bubble wrap, which can ensure that the accumulated cold is maintained for the shipping time while protecting the bottles from shocks.
To secure the precious bottles of Italian wine, we have equipped ourselves with special inflatable bags, designed solely for the purpose of immobilizing and protecting this product inside the box.
For jars containing a thousand Italian goodnesses, we use special protective bubble wrap liners.
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