Trofie, PGI Finocchiona and figs – A recipe made by the blogger Doriana Tucci

Ingredients for 4 people:

  • 350 g of trofie or other type of short-cut pasta
  • 4 figs
  • 100 g of PGI Finocchiona
  • 1 small white onion
  • PGI Tuscan Extra Virgin Olive Oil as needed
  • 1 knob of butter
  • salt and white pepper in grains, as needed


Cut the onion in thin slices and stew it with 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, a bit of salt and 2 tablespoons of water. After at least 5-6 minute, add slightly crushed figs, in the meantime, cut the PGI Finocchiona in strips while pasta is cooking in salted water. A couple of minutes before the cooking time specified on the packaging, drain the pasta and put it in a pan together with PGI Finocchiona cut into strips, put aside 4 whole slices; cut the other 2 figs in 4 pieces. Toss pasta with half a ladle of cooking water, let it absorb the water, then arrange pasta on dishes, decorate with a slice shaped like a flower and the previously cut figs.

Flavor with ground white pepper and serve immediately


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