Typical shape of the Campania tradition. On Sunday, the family gathered to "break" the candles so as to prepare them for cooking. They marry perfectly with the classic Neapolitan meat sauce, but they are also excellent in the oven
Typical Campania style, originally they were produced by twisting the pasta through the "spindle" of the spinners. Now, thanks to the bronze drawing and their rough and porous surface they are the ideal format for tomato-based sauces.
Classic shape of the Neapolitan tradition, used for Sunday lunches or important occasions, such as marriage (a 'Zita in Naples is the bride).By tradition whole the family would gather in the kitchen to break the Ziti all together before cooking them, usually in meat sauce. An ancient custom that still warms the hearts of Italian families.