A study conducted on 27,000 volunteers at Harvard University showed that the tomato lowers cholesterol. Tomato contains lycopene, a carotenoid particularly present in red vegetables and rich in antioxidant that helps prevent heart disease and prostate disorders. Lycopene with cooking becomes bioavailable up to 5 times more because the heat breaks the walls of the plant cells and make it free. So, green light for tomato-based sauces, even more if consumed with wholemeal spaghetti. It also has antioxidant properties that effectively eliminate free radicals and is able to defend the skin and hair. Its intake is fundamental for women during and after menopause because it protects the bones from osteoporosis.
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CHERRY TOMATOES PUREE
Sauce obtained from cherry tomatoes and Sicilian round tomatoes. Dedicated to those who love to personalize their sauce starting from a puree made with selected and quality raw materials
Ingredients: 70% cherry tomato, 30% tomato, salt.
Tips: Finish cooking, adding spices and seasonings to your liking. Also perfect as an aperitif to drink with a pinch of salt, oil and tabasco... and with pasta of course!
READY-TO-USE SAUCE OF CHERRY TOMATOES AND MINI PLUM TOMATOES
Tasty ready sauce made from cherry tomato and mini plum tomato that gives a unique delicacy and sweetness
Ingredients: 55% cherry tomato, 42% cherry tomato, extra virgin olive oil, salt, basil
Tips: Ready-to-use on both hot and cold pasta. It does not require cooking
SEMI-DRY CHERRY TOMATO
Partially dried cherry tomato to preserve its natural sweetness and softness, it is enhanced by extra virgin olive oil
Ingredients: Semi-dried cherry tomato 65%, extra virgin olive oil, salt, oregano, basil, garlic, chilli pepper
Tips: as an appetizer, side dish and for garnishing cold dishes, it can be used in many recipes for first and second courses
SUNDRIED TOMATOES IN EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL
With a delicate and soft taste, this typical product of the southern Italian tradition is enriched and preserved in extra virgin olive oil
Ingredients: sundried tomatoes 62%, extra virgin olive oil 35%, basil 0,2%, wine vinegar, garlic, oregano, salt
Tips: As appetizer, side dish or just perfect with pasta salad
READY TO USE ARRABBIATA SAUCE (HOT)
Ready sauce with cherry tomato and the addition of chili is surely for the strongest palates! With an intense and spicy taste.
Ingredients: cherry tomato, tomato, extra virgin olive oil, chili pepper, salt, basil.
Tips: spicy dressing ready to use on hot pasta or cold dishes. It does not require cooking. Great with our pasta from ancient Sicilian wheat
READY TO USE TOMATOES, CAPERS AND OLIVE SAUCE
Ready to use sauce with a typical Mediterranean aroma and taste thanks to the presence of capers and olives.
Ingredients: 45% cherry tomato, 41% tomato, 5% capers, 5% green olives, extra virgin olive oil, wine vinegar, sugar, salt, basil.
Tips: seasoning ready to use on hot pasta or cold dishes. It does not require cooking! Try it with our pasta made with ancient wheat!