Wheat Germ

What is wheat germ?

Wheat germ is the heart of the grain of wheat, rich in flavour and nourishing active ingredients.
The germ is normally removed when the grain is milled in order to improve flour conservation.
The Pastificio Morelli has used artisanal techniques to restore it to the flour, because it processes it immediately, when still fresh.

The pasta is good if is able to remain “al dente” but…

What about its flavour?

After years of using wheat germ, the Antico Pastificio Morelli has managed to create pasta with its extraordinary, unmistakable flavour.
An intense wheat aroma is released during cooking and the water turns slightly green because of the presence of fresh wheat germ. …it is different …it tastes good even when served with just a trickle of oil.

Our pasta is something else…