Trofiette

Trofiette

Pronounced:

Trofiette (or Troffiette) is a smaller version of trofie, a small thin twisted pasta that originated in Liguria, it gets it's name from the Italian word 'Strofinare' meaning to rub from the technique used to create the shape.

Shape description

Small thin twisted pasta

Origin
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Meaning of the name

From Strofinare- to rub "-ette" is little

Alternative names

Instructions for making

Trofiette

Best Flour
Durum-wheat flour
Ingredients
Flour, water
Difficulty
Easy

The shape of Troffiette can be made by rolling or rubbing small pieces of pasta dough against a wooden board or by using a sharpe knife on a flat surface to create its curl

How best to serve
Trofiette

Great with smooth creamy sauces

Recommended dish or sauce

Pesto

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