Signature gigantic pasta tubes, weighing 1 kilo (2.2 lbs), which make a delicious statement at dinner. Gragnano, near Naples, is the spiritual home of pasta. Guiseppe Cocco produces in one of the zones that contain the top producers and considered one of Italy's finest. When cooked this pasta fills the room with the aroma of fresh-baked bread and toasted grain. It's slightly rough, porous texture is ideal for collecting sauces and its consistencies is firm and chewy. Made from the highest quality semolina flour and pristine spring waters from the Latteri mountains. The pasta is extruded through traditional bronze dyes and is air-dried naturally for at least 2 days. (By comparison industrial pasta are air dried in ovens in less then one hour). A unique and special pasta that you must try!