Dell’Ugo Gluten Free Chickpea Fusilli: the UK’s first branded chilled GF pasta

We wrote about Dell’Ugo gluten free penne last year. And now we’ve got to try their deliciously nutty gluten free chickpea fusilli too, which was an innovation award winner at the 2013 FreeFrom Food Awards.

Like the penne, the fusilli cooks exactly like regular pasta and the fat spirals keep their shape perfectly. Absolutely delicious served with a homemade tomato sauce, and a quick and healthy supper that can be rustled up in minutes.

photo of a chickpea fusilli dish

Chickpea fusilli dish

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Dell’Ugo Gluten Free Penne Pasta: the UK’s first branded chilled GF pasta

Dell'Ugo Gluten Free Penne Pasta

Dell’Ugo Gluten Free Penne Pasta

Dell’Ugo is the UK’s largest fresh pasta brand and has been making pasta since 1929. But did you know they do an amazing gluten free range too?

So how did their gluten free range come about? Turns out, Kate, the wife of Dell’Ugo owner Paul Ugo is wheat sensitive, and he wanted them enjoy pasta meals together again. Awww. Well hooray for Paul. Because the Dell’Ugo’s gluten free penne pasta has been designed to mimic the taste, texture and consistency of a regular gluten pasta. So it’s almost impossible to tell the difference between the two. And it only contains high quality maize and rice too. Which means it’s really flavoursome. Read the rest of this entry »