Where is your pasta made?
Right here in the USA! The Pasta Shoppe is located in Nashville, Tennessee. We do import one item from Italy, our Gluten Free Tagliolini.
What type of flour is used in making your pasta?
Most of our pasta is made with 100% Durum Wheat. This is the best choice for wheat pasta. It contains a high level of protein gluten which has a lot of strength and elasticity. Our Whole Wheat pasta is made from 100% whole wheat flour, and our Gluten Free Tagliolini is a delicious blend of corn and rice.
Does your pasta contain dairy products?
We use a very small amount of egg whites in our pasta to help with durability.
Does your pasta contain nuts, nut products or soy products?
No. Our plant is a nut free environment.
Where is your gluten free pasta made?
We import our Gluten Free Tagliolini from Italy because gluten free pasta needs to be made in a dedicated gluten free facility. We visited the plant and taste tested dozens of blends and decided on this particular one – we hope you like it as much as we do!
What is the shelf life of your pasta?
24 months if stored in a cool, dry, place. Pasta packages with seasonings are 18 months. Best if used by dates are printed on the pasta bags.
How long should I cook your pasta?
We recommend 6-8 minutes in gently boiling water. But always taste test on the early side! Due to the nature of our fun shapes, do not overcook pasta as it becomes mushy and will fall apart!
How do I cook perfect pasta? Should I add salt or oil? What is al dente?
I have a great post answering all of your questions! Read the answers here!