Pronounced poc-er-eeee. Probably, my absolute favorite cut especially perfect with braised short ribs!!! This is a very large tube but because the exterior is so rough, sauce really (really) holds on to it. The pasta is toothsome and flavorful. This is the best Italian pasta you will ever eat.
Mancini pasta is produced from durum wheat cultivated directly by the company, which is very uncommon. Semolina and water are the only ingredients.
They use circular bronze die plates and dry the pasta at temperatures lower than 130F, taking about 25 hours for short pasta and about 45 hours for long pasta.
Paccheri has a diameter of 30 mm (1.18") and a length of 50 mm (about 2"). Cooking time is between 12-14 minutes.
Weight: 500 g / 1.1 lb