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ISO pasta de grano arso

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Scary Bill Oct 14, 2009 03:36 PM

Pasta de grano arso is a pasta made from burnt wheat.

I would also buy the grano arso and make the pasta.

A search revealed very little so this will be a tough one to find. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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    cancowboy Oct 14, 2009 04:29 PM

    http://www.ritrovo.com/i-27102pug-di-cuonzo-orecchiette-farina-arsa-1lb.php
    This place in Seattle imports it and repackages for the US - maybe someone sells it to Canada?

    Google for "toasted flour" or ""roasted flour" for how-to.
    A random recipe selection - not sure how authentic it is.
    http://www.gourmettraveller.com.au/to...

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      cancowboy Oct 14, 2009 07:41 PM

      A little addendum

      These guys offer it and will ship to Canada - although I would expect shipping to at least double the total cost.
      http://www.cheftools.com/DiCuonzo-Ore...

      1. re: cancowboy
        maplesugar Oct 14, 2009 08:41 PM

        I can only seem to find one manufacturer of pasta al farina arsa and thats DiCuonzo (Ritrovo being the parent co I think) I did however find that this online retailer also sells it: http://www.altacucinastore.com/dicuon... Maybe someone on the NY board has used them? Otherwise amazon.com also apparently sells it and rumor has it they'll now ship foodstuff to Canada but I've yet to verify that one.

        HTH :)

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          Scary Bill Oct 16, 2009 10:01 AM

          Can & Maple, thanks. I guess I'll have to wait til I have a couple of beers to help overcome the shipping costs!

          1. re: Scary Bill
            sarah galvin Oct 16, 2009 11:35 AM

            I have shipped from the U.S. and yes, you will need more than a couple of beers to dull that pain. I'd rather spend that same money and get more value closer to home. I always grocery shop on vacation. That's when I treat myself to these kinds of things. Having said that, since I am in the U.S. now, I will be watching for this pasta. Thanks for the heads up!

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        cancowboy Oct 16, 2009 01:01 PM

        I inquired with Ritrovo and got back this reply.

        "This product has limited distribution. We recommend the online buying. Sorry, Ilyse Rathet, importer"

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