What is Toscani pasta?
What types of Tuscan pasta are there?
Gigli pasta is the most famous and recognizable Tuscan pasta because of its unique flower-like shape. Gigli Toscani mimics the shape of a lily, which many say is because the lily flower is the emblem of one of Tuscany and Italy’s most well-known cities, Florence. Other popular types of pasta that come out of the Tuscan kitchen include pici pasta, tordelli pasta, and pappardelle.
What meals can I make with pasta from Tuscany?
Some of the most common pasta dishes you’ll find in a Tuscan kitchen involve ragu sauce, porcini mushrooms, spinach, potatoes or ricotta cheese. Tuscan food typically has a lot to do with wild game, such as wild boar and wild hare. Tuscan food is simple, hearty and filling.