Archive | September, 2016

Top 5 Recipes From the Cervasi Recipe Collection

Top 5 Recipes From the Cervasi Recipe Collection

We’ve been sharing recipes on the Cervasi website for a long time. We started to wonder — what are your favorites from our own collection of treasured family recipes? It should be no surprise that our guests are looking for all varieties of pasta recipes because after all… we’re importers of quality Italian pasta (among […]

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Know Your Noodle: Penne on the Cervasi Cucina Blog

Know Your Noodle: Penne

Penne pasta, one of the most well-known and loved pasta cuts, is in our Know Your Noodle spotlight. The penne noodle is a specialty of the Campania region in Southern Italy. Penne is an Italian word for “quills” or feather pens. It’s large, two inches straight and cut at an angle to resemble the point of a quill. […]

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Know Your Noodle Fusilli

Know Your Noodle: Fusilli

Pasta salad is a popular, easy dish to bring to family gatherings, picnics and special occasions. The hallmark pasta widely used for pasta salads is the fusilli noodle that was developed in southern Italy. The fusilli cut is named after the word “fuso” which translates to “spindle.” The corkscrew-shaped pasta is great at holding a variety of […]

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Know Your Noodle Rigatoni

Know Your Noodle: Rigatoni

You may be looking for an edgy noodle that can handle the weight of a heavy meat sauce or larger vegetables. At Cervasi, we are proud to offer a noodle that we know can do the job: Rigatoni from our Short Cuts product line. The rigatoni noodle was cleverly named after the principle of “rigare,” which […]

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Making Pasta Salad is Easy with Cervasi's Mix and Match Guide

Mix and Match for a Perfect Pasta Salad

Side dishes are simple, crowd-pleasing additions to any picnic, pool party, barbecue or family reunion. But why stick with the same ol’ pasta salad recipe? Mix it up using Cervasi’s own pasta salad creation formula. Let your next party side dish explode with flavor. Only your imagination sets the limits. Here’s how: Pick a Cervasi Pasta: Bow […]

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