PARMEGIANO REGGIANO

Old World Pasta now on Your Plate

Find Local Food, Kelly Wilson, Specialty Producers, Uncategorized

Canton, Michigan boasts a rare Italian culinary treasure: Mama Mucci’s Pasta. For the past 29 years, Mama Mucci’s has been crafting high-quality, rolled pastas for choosy chefs around the country.

mamamuccipasta-homephotoFollowing their mother’s secret recipe, Vincenzo and Francesco Mucci produce nearly 20,000 pounds of pasta a week using only three ingredients (100% semolina flour, eggs, water) and small batch processing. Superior quality is also maintained through old-world rolling and kneading techniques. This pasta is never extruded! (Meaning, this pasta is never forced through a machine when being shaped.)

Until recently, Mama Mucci’s pasta RETAIL TOMATO BASIL PASTA SAUCEwasonly available at fine restaurants. This year, however, twelve different pasta options and their famous pasta sauce are available at retail outlets across Southeast Michigan. Think beef or cheese ravioli, potato gnocchi, fettuccine, spaghetti, and garlic parsley linguine. These pastas will add inspiration and pizazz to your home meals. To elevate your pasta experience, find Mama Mucci’s Pasta at these retail locations.

Kelly Wilson, RDN is the SE Michigan Local Food Coordinator. Part of heart resides in Florence, Italy where she spent three weeks eating platefulls of fresh pasta and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese. Contact her at kelly@localdifference.org

 

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