The World’s Rarest Pasta Is Made Entirely by Hand

The World’s Rarest Pasta Is Made Entirely by Hand



For more than 300 years, the world’s rarest pasta recipe and its intricate shaping technique have been passed down by generations of women in one Sardinian family. Today there are only a few women on the planet, including Paola Abraini, who know how to make “su filindeu.” The thread-like pasta is made exclusively by hand, requiring equal parts patience and craft to pull and fold the semolina dough into impossibly small, precise strands. Making the pasta is so tricky—and guarded— that for the past 200 years, the dish has only been served in a small town in Sardinia.

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44 thoughts on “The World’s Rarest Pasta Is Made Entirely by Hand

  1. Greetings from a American in Italy , ciao a tutti , comunque la signiora ci sa' fare con la pasta .

  2. Mmhmmm i love pasta maybe this kind of pasta will help me lose weight 😂

    Edit 1: jk jk i was just kidding but it does look good 🙃

  3. where do you store the dough? and how to you knead it? how much do you put of each ingredient ?? and how much for it to to rise if its necessary

  4. Am I the only one who comes back to this video just to hear this woman speak?

    Also anybody who speaks Spanish probably understands 80% of what she's saying. I find that cool.

  5. Starts watching the video*

    Lady: there is no secret to make the pasta….

    Lady: the secret is in one's hands…

    Me: so there is a secret hahahaha

  6. Nice video but I pretty much hear FJKQKZK3OFJABBXJWJAJU
    Unless that's Spanish thanks for the nosebleed (yes I understand a very little bit of Spanish because *former Spanish colonialism*)

    Edit: since it is Italian, thank you for the Roman nosebleed

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