Second only to grandmothers: discover the taste of fresh Piacenza pasta
- Wines and Food Blog
- 23 July 2021
A few steps from Piacenza, there is the Pastificio Groppi, a company specializing in the production of traditional fresh pasta.
Born from the desire of the pasta maker Alessandro Groppi, who today, together with his son Lorenzo, runs the company, whose purpose is to enhance the raw materials and ancient recipes of the area to bring genuine products to the tables.
A modern company, which works with the latest production techniques, but well aware that to make a good artisan product you need the help of the hands and the attentive eye of the pasta maker, without forgetting dedication and love for one’s work.
Only in this way is it possible to create a unique product of its kind, such as the authentic tortelli from Piacenza with the tail characterized by a candy shape due to the intertwining of the ends of the two layers of Emilian puff pastry.
The set of knowledge and manual skills handed down from generation to generation with which the pasta masters roll out fresh pasta give uniqueness and quality to the products of Pastificio Groppi.
The intent of the company is to offer a convenient alternative, to guarantee the customer products of the highest quality, ready for consumption and that can revive the authentic home flavors.
Pastificio Groppi produces with the same passion as our grandmothers, the sovereign first courses par excellence of Piacenza cuisine: from the classic tortelli con la coda stuffed with ricotta and spinach or pumpkin, to the more traditional pissarei up to anolini, a dish of ancient Piacenza recipes to be consumed in broth.
The company also produces other pasta shapes such as tagliatelle and fresh egg spaghetti and potato gnocchi.
Each product contains all the knowledge and passion acquired in twenty years of experience.
As good as homemade ones
By visiting our site, in addition to being able to find many delicacies of the food and wine tradition, you can buy the delicious and traditional tortelli from Piacenza with the tail stuffed with ricotta and spinach or pumpkin.
You will also find the soft potato gnocchi as good as the homemade ones.
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