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Extra Virgin EVO olive Oil

Extra Virgin EVO olive Oil

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This olive oil is a pale green in colour, with golden reflections. It has an intense, fruity aroma, with marked notes of fresh grass, ripe apple, and artichoke.

The Oleificio Giacco extra virgin olive oil has a harmonious and elegant flavour, with delicate tones of ripe and dried fruit, as well as sweet almond.

This olive oil can be used for spicy soups, grilled vegetables, red meats, and fish with a strong flavor. It also acts as a great accompaniment for any number of raw foods, such as salads.

£3.50
Bergamot Infused Olive Oil

Bergamot Infused Olive Oil

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This bergamot infused olive oil is a beautiful pale green in colour, with subtle golden hues. It has a fruity aroma – predominantly citric, but with undertones of ripe apple and fresh grass.

Bergamot is a citron hybrid, which can be found exclusively in Calabria, a region of Southern Italy. It has a distinctive, citrusy scent, and is believed to have a number of health benefits.

In terms of pairings, these are essentially infinite, but this bergamot infused olive oil is a particularly good accompaniment for fish with a strong flavor, such as tuna, salmon, and trout. It is also suitable for use in pastry recipes.

£5.00
Chilli Infused Olive Oil

Chilli Infused Olive Oil

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This chilli infused olive oil has an intense aroma, with fruity notes, such as ripe apple, as well as a hint of spice. It is a deep red in colour, with subtle ochre hues.

Fresh chillies have been used in this olive oil, which contain high levels of vitamin C and antioxidants. Such elements are said to boost immunity, and come with various other health benefits.

This olive oil is a particularly good option for those who love spicy food. It is an ideal way to give an edge to sauces, vegetable dishes and soups. It also works well as an accompaniment to red meats and aged cheeses.

£5.00
Orange Infused Olives Hand Cream

Orange Infused Olives Hand Cream

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This orange and olive oil infused hand cream can help protect your skin, and has rich emollient  properties. It is particularly suitable for people with dry and sensitive skin, as well as those who are often exposed to cold temperatures, or are in regular contact with detergents and other irritants.

The extra virgin olive oil ingredient within this hand cream nourishes and softens the skin, without making it greasy. The cream is readily absorbed, sinking into the skin almost immediately after application.

Calabrian orange essential oil is another active ingredient in this hand cream, along with goji water – these elements contain a large number of vitamins and antioxidants. The latter are said to keep the skin young, delaying premature aging.

This hand cream is also rich in aloe and mallow extract, both of which soothe redness and irritation.

None of the listed ingredients of the Oleificio Giacco hand cream are harmful to your health, nor are they detrimental to the environment.

£6.50
Saffron Tagliolini Pasta

Saffron Tagliolini Pasta

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This is an artisan pasta that combines durum wheat semolina and saffron powder, to give the pasta a sweet, floral taste. There are also earthy undertones, with an aroma of fresh grass and honey.

The pasta has been bronze drawn, which is where durum wheat is mixed with water, and then drawn using bronze, before drying at low temperature. This gives the pasta a rougher texture, which allows it to better hold the sauce. The traditional Italian slow drying process also means the pasta retains some of the nutty flavour of the durum wheat.

Saffron pasta is best served with creamy sauces, which often incorporate shellfish and other seafood.

Average Nutritional Value Per 100g:
Energy: 1299kJ/306kcal
Fats: 0.88g (of which saturates: 0g)
Carbohydrates: 63.4g (of which sugars: 2.6g)
Protein: 10.12g
Salt: 0.002g

£2.00
Struncatura Pasta

Struncatura Pasta

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This is a typical Calabrian pasta, which is made using a mixture of flours, including durum wheat semolina, whole durum wheat semolina, and rye. This combination of flours gives the pasta a dark, rough appearance.

Because of the slow drying process of Italian pastas, the durum wheat retains some of its nutty flavour, and the pasta has a slightly rougher texture. This makes it ideal for holding the sauce.

Traditionally, this pasta is accompanied by a simple sauce – generally seafood based. One example includes a combination of oil, garlic, anchovies and capers, perhaps sprinkled with toasted breadcrumbs. Other sauces that are typically paired with struncatura include nduja sauce and various fish sauces.

Average Nutritional Value Per 100g:
Energy: 1408kJ/324kcal
Fats: 1.8g (of which saturates: 0.38g)
Carbohydrates: 65.5g (of which sugars: 0.38g)
Protein: 11.7g
Salt: 0.003g

£2.00
Bergamot Tagliatelle Pasta

Bergamot Tagliatelle Pasta

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This pasta has an intense but delicate taste. The traditional mix of durum wheat semolina and water, which makes up most Italian pastas, is enriched by the addition of bergamot essential oils.

Bergamot is a citrus fruit with extraordinary qualities, generally believed to be beneficial to your health. In fact, this fruit is often referred to as the ‘Green Gold of Calabria’, due to its wealth of benefits and uses.

As this pasta already has a lot of flavour through the bergamot, the tagliatelle goes best with simple fish-based sauces and condiments.

Average Nutritional Value Per 100g:
Energy: 1408kJ/324kcal
Fats: 1.8g (of which saturates: 0.38g)
Carbohydrates: 65.5g (of which sugars: 0.38g)
Protein: 11.7g
Salt: 0.003g

£2.00
Bergamot Paccheri Pasta

Bergamot Paccheri Pasta

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To make this tangy pasta, bergamot essential oils are added to the dough, which is a combination of durum wheat semolina and water. The taste is delicate but aromatic – the bergamot adds hints of citrus, while the durum wheat brings a slightly nutty flavour.

Bergamot is often referred to as the ‘Green Gold of Calabria’, due to its numerous uses and health benefits. It is a citron hybrid, found exclusively in Calabria, a region of Southern Italy.

As the bergamot already adds a lot of flavour, this paccheri pasta should be paired with light fish-based sauces and dressings. A popular recipe includes salmon, cream and vodka.

Average Nutritional Value Per 100g:
Energy: 1241.8kJ/295.64kcal
Fats: 1.49g (of which saturates: 0.38g)
Carbohydrates: 62.04g (of which sugars: 0.87g)
Protein: 10.48g
Salt: 0.003g

£2.00
Fileja Pasta

Fileja Pasta

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This is a typical Calabrian pasta made from durum wheat semolina, with a twisted shape. The shape allows the pasta to hold a sauce better.

This fileja pasta is a handcrafted product, worked with Teflon and dried at low temperature. Using Teflon in the production process means the pasta has a smoother, even surface. A slow drying process ensures the durum wheat retains some of its nutty flavour.

Traditional sauces for this pasta include Bolognese sauce, as well as a combination of game and vegetables.

Average Nutritional Value Per 100g:
Energy: 1511kJ/356kcal
Fats: 1.5g (of which saturates: 0.3g)
Carbohydrates: 71.7g (of which sugars: 3g)
Protein: 11.8g
Salt: 0.002g

£1.00
Strozzapreti Pasta

Strozzapreti Pasta

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Similar to fileja pasta but shorter, the strozzapreti is twisted to form a tight curl. It is a Calabrian artisan pasta, made using durum wheat semolina and water.

In the production stage, the dough is processed with Teflon, which gives the finished pasta an even, smooth surface. The dough is also dried at a low temperature, to ensure that the durum wheat keeps its slightly nutty flavour.

This pasta can be combined with any type of sauce or condiment, though is traditionally paired with tomato based sauces.

Average Nutritional Value Per 100g:
Energy: 1511kJ/356kcal
Fats: 1.5g (of which saturates: 0.3g)
Carbohydrates: 71.7g (of which sugars: 3g)
Protein: 11.8g
Salt: 0.002g

£1.50
Conchiglioni Pasta

Conchiglioni Pasta

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This is an artisan pasta made from durum wheat semolina and water. The shell shape of the pasta allows it to hold more sauce, giving you a perfect ratio in every mouthful.

The pasta dough is bronze drawn, which gives it a slightly rougher texture. This again ensures that the pasta holds sauce better. The dough is dried at a low temperature, which means the durum wheat provides more of a nutty flavour.

Just about any sauce goes well with conchiglioni pasta, but a popular choice is making a baked spinach and ricotta pasta dish.
Average Nutritional Value Per 100g:
Energy: 1511kJ/356kcal
Fats: 1.5g (of which saturates: 0.3g)
Carbohydrates: 71.7g (of which sugars: 3g)
Protein: 11.8g
Salt: 0.002g

£1.50
Paccheri Pasta

Paccheri Pasta

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This paccheri pasta is an artisan durum wheat semolina pasta. The tubular shape allows the pasta to hold a lot of sauce, and the pasta is often stuffed with a number of ingredients, such as ricotta or other cheeses. According to legend, the paccheri shape was designed to hold at least four garlic cloves in each piece.

The pasta is bronze drawn and dried at a low temperature. The bronze drawing gives it a rough appearance, and allows sauce to stick to the pasta better. Drying pasta dough slowly ensures that you get a nutty taste from the durum wheat.

You can pair just about any sauce with paccheri pasta, though traditionally tomato based dishes are served. Red meat, predominantly sausage, is often added too.

Average Nutritional Value Per 100g:
Energy: 1511kJ/356kcal
Fats: 1.5g (of which saturates: 0.3g)
Carbohydrates: 71.7g (of which sugars: 3g)
Protein: 11.8g
Salt: 0.002g

£1.50