Durum wheat semolina pasta - Bronze Die - Dried slowly at low temperature
Originally from Abruzzo, Spaghetti alla Chitarra are a long, square shape pasta.
Historically the dough was cut with a tool called "chitarra" (Italian for guitar), which consisted of a wood frame with thin steel wires pulled tightly across.
Michele Portoghese was born in the ‘70s, after years of research and systematical studies on typical Italian food, shapes, packaging, names and the various systems of communication. The company began it’s adventure as a small biscuit factory with a line of traditional Tuscan cookies called “cantucci”, innovative in their shapes and flavors, however respecting the wholesome traditions, making everything by hand. Shortly after their mastery of the “cantucci”, they started to produce high-quality, artisanal pasta. In the time the company has grown they have always maintained the respect for the traditional methods, as important parts of the process continue to be done manually.
The company’s main objective is to preserve the ancient Italian tastes and the culinary traditions of the renowned Mediterranean diet, while remaining an industry leader in terms of standards and certifications. Over the years Pasta Michele Portoghese has become synonymous with high quality, wholesome, artisanal products. The production includes three lines: cookies, snacks and pasta.