Pétoura pasta were brought to Greece by the refugees of Asia Minor and are especially common in northern Greece. Women would make these wide, flat noodles at the end of every summer, air-drying them under clean white sheets. Agrozimi has kept this tradition, using pasteurized whole milk and eggs (not powdered!), with slow, natural drying for a higher-quality, rich flavor and texture. As an added plus, the 500gr. package is larger than typical pasta packages, weighing in at 17.6oz. or 1.1lbs. Importantly, there are no preservatives, additives, artificial flavors nor colorants.
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For the discerning pasta lover, Agrozimi offers products that recapture forgotten traditional ways and add experimental new flavors.
We love this pappardelle-like pasta as an accompaniment to traditional Sunday and holiday roasts. You can find a deliciously authentic Greek recipe on the inside of the label pétoura or just enjoy them with a simple drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and a grating of aged cheese.
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We chose Agrozimi for their love of tradition, while still experimenting with flavors and techniques. We were especially impressed with their conscientiousness and commitment to quality, evidenced throughout their spotless production facility. Learn more about Agrozimi and what drives the two brothers behind it.
INGREDIENTS: semolina from durum wheat, pasteurized eggs, fresh pasteurized whole cow’s milk.Contains: wheat, eggs, milk.
Serving Size: 2 oz
Servings: about 9
Total Fat 2g (2%)
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 45mg (15%)
Sodium 5mg (0%)
Total Carbohydrate 43g (16%)
Dietary Fiber 0g (1%)
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars (0%)
Vitamin D 0.3mcg (0%)
Calcium 20mg (0%)
Iron 0.8mg (4%)
Potassium 0mg (0%)
STORAGE: Preserve at room temperature, in a cool dark and dry place.