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Cretan granular pasta Trachanas with Vegetables - Maggiri 400gr

Exceptional taste traditional Cretan sour granular pasta "Trachanas" with dried vegetables. Use it to create delicious and healthy meals with only a few ingredients.
Gross Weight: 0,5 Kg

Availability: In stock


€2,70 2.70
MAGGIRI Cretan home made pasta

Description

Cretan granular pasta Trachanas with Vegetables - Maggiri

Exceptional taste traditional Cretan sour granular pasta Trachanas with dried vegetables.

Hand kneaded, naturally air dried and packaged in Aspasia Giakoumaki’s traditional family pasta workshop in Heraklion, Crete.

Cretan diet is all about simplicity and richness of flavour. Traditional Homemade Pasta Maggiri create delicious meals combined only with a few ingredients. Flavourful and healthy they enrich every dish with their full taste.

No preservatives.

 

The producer

MAGGIRI Cretan home made pasta

Following the old Heraklion handmade pasta traditional recipes, Mrs Aspasia Giakoumaki and her family created a family pasta workshop to offer pure and natural pasta using only pure ingredients from Crete without any preservatives.

The name "Maggiri" derives from the local Heraklion traditional pasta prepared in a specific way. Half of the pasta was boiled, half was fried and then all together was drenched in the boiled pasta broth. Served almost as a thick soup sprinkled with a lot of cheese.

According to a Cretan saying ( mantinada)
"Mangiri helped raise many generations in Crete,
Through a time unchanged pasta tradition"

Every morning before Aspasia starts kneading the pasta of the day, here comes the Cretan shepherd to her doorstep with the fresh sheep’s milk required for the day kneading. Local farm free-range eggs are strictly used. Only traditional methods are used without preservatives to ensure the flavor and the vitamins of their pasta products.