From Paesana, With Love

Storytelling is a side dish perfectly paired with all food, but especially with Italian meals. As families and friends congregate around tables for hours on end, they often pass around daily anecdotes along with platters of pasta and meat. This is the beauty of dining with Italians—food doesn't merely feed the body, it nourishes the soul in a celebration of life, love and community. Join Paesana as we take you on a journey through the many aspects of our process, from our kitchen to yours.

upclose shot of uncooked penne, ziti and rigatoni

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Let’s Talk About Pasta: Comparing Penne, Ziti, and Rigatoni

They look similar, but short-tube pasta, such as penne, ziti, and rigatoni differ in texture, shape, and application.

assortment of dried pastas

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Fresh Pasta vs. Dry Pasta: Boiling Down The Differences

When cooking an Italian meal, is fresh pasta or dry pasta the better option?