According to some, the shape of the orecchiette was inspired by the roofs of the Trulli, traditional conical buildings made of dry stone in Apulia.
Others believe that they have Jewish roots or even that they were introduced by merchants from Provence.
Garofalo – Orecchiette
This pasta shape is typical in Apulia and has become widespread throughout Italy; Garofalo Orecchiette combine the tradition, innovation and excellence of Pasta di Gragnano PGI.
The roughness of the external surface obtained through bronze drawing enhances the flavour of sauces.
Not just with broccoli rabe, as is traditional: this speciality of regional cuisine adapts to the most varying condiments.