20 Years Gluten-Free, Until She Discovered This Ancient Grain Pasta

20 Years Gluten-Free, Until She Discovered This Ancient Grain Pasta

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In the world of pasta lovers, few things are more disheartening than being forced to give up your favorite dishes due to dietary restrictions. This was the plight of one of our cherished customers, who faced the challenges of a gluten allergy. In a recent video testimonial, she shared her transformative journey from pasta despair to rediscovering culinary joy with Papa Vince’s artisanal pasta.

 

The Gluten Struggle:

For many people with gluten sensitivity or celiac disease, the quest for enjoyable, gluten-free alternatives can be a long and frustrating road. Our customer, driven by her son's suggestion to explore European pastas made from original grains, embarked on a mission to find a pasta that wouldn’t leave her feeling bloated and miserable. Her story resonates with countless individuals who have faced similar struggles, often finding gluten-free products that are grainy, mushy, and devoid of flavor.

 

Discovering Papa Vince: A Turning Point

After exhaustive research and disappointing experiences with various gluten-free options, our customer stumbled upon Papa Vince. Skeptical yet hopeful, she decided to give our pasta a try. The results were nothing short of miraculous. Not only did our pasta hold together well, even on the second day, but it also surpassed the taste and texture of traditional pasta. As she described, it was a revelation to enjoy pasta that didn’t require copious amounts of sauce to mask its deficiencies.

The Papa Vince Difference: Whole Grains and Traditional Methods

What makes Papa Vince pasta a game-changer for those with gluten sensitivities? The secret lies in our use of ancient grains and time-honored Italian techniques. Our pasta is made from whole wheat, processed in a way that preserves its natural goodness and flavor. This dedication to quality means our pasta not only tastes better but is also kinder to your digestive system.

 

Supporting Small Businesses and Healthier Choices

Beyond the superior taste and texture, our customer was also drawn to Papa Vince’s story. As a small, family-owned business, we prioritize quality over quantity, focusing on traditional methods that large corporations often overlook. This approach not only ensures a healthier product but also supports sustainable farming practices and the local economy.

 

A Healthier, Happier Future

Our customer’s testimonial is a testament to the profound impact that high-quality, traditionally-made pasta can have on one’s life. By choosing Papa Vince, she not only found a delicious and satisfying gluten-free alternative but also supported a mission-driven company dedicated to reviving the wholesome food traditions of our ancestors.

 

At Papa Vince, we believe that everyone deserves to enjoy the foods they love without compromising on health or taste. Our artisanal pasta, made from ancient grains and crafted with care, offers a delicious solution for those seeking to avoid gluten while savoring every bite. Join us on this journey back to the authentic, flavorful, and healthful ways of cooking that have nourished generations.

 

Rediscover the joy of pasta with Papa Vince—where tradition meets taste, and health is always on the menu.

 

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BUSIATE DURUM PASTA FEATURES NON FORTIFIED PASTA - loaded with naturally occurring B Vitamins and minerals NON ENRICHED PASTA - No folic Acid, No Sulfates STONED GROUNDED, SLOW DRIED, DIE CUT GLUTEN, IN ITS ANCIENT FORM - Ancient Grains have not undergone modern intensive breeding. This pasta is made from the same grain consumed by the Ancient Roman Legionnaires NO BLEACHED | NO ENRICHED IT DOESN’T TASTE LIKE CARDBOARD - Al Dente texture for sauce to cling to. You’ll never miss pasta again! GOOD SOURCE OF FIBER & PROTEINS - Ancient grains are a complete source of naturally occurring proteins & prebiotic fiber (soluble & insoluble). Supports anti-inflammatory diets. SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE - Because of their genetic BIODIVERSITY, ancient grains are adapted to difficult growth conditions preventing soil degradation threatened by intensive agriculture. The ancient wheat plants grow over 2 meters tall, far above the soil, so there is no contamination of any kind from infesting weeds, meaning production is exclusively biological: No fertilizers, No pesticides, No Insecticides, No chemicals! CLEAN FOOD | no artificial additives or preservatives | no pesticides CLEAN INGREDIENTS | Semolina flour from Durum Wheat | PH balanced spring water | does not contain eggs WHOLE GRAIN PASTA - stone ground grain that contains the original bran, endosperm & wheatgerm of the grain | easier to digest | less bloating | contains nutrients unlike refined or enriched pastas NO MORE AFTER-MEAL LETHARGY - natural protein reduces sugar rush CRAFTED BY ARTISANS - superior taste & texture TRADITIONAL CORKSCREW SHAPE FROM SICILY - shaped to hang on to the last drop of sauce  Product Description • CLEAN FOOD, UNBLEACHED | NON-ENRICHED | ADDITIVE FREE - Papa Vince’s pastas are shaped using bronze wires and dried slowly in special sealed clean environments. This allows us to keep our pastas free of fungi and toxins while retaining the integrity, flavor and nutritional values of the same intact. • STONEGROUND ANCIENT STYLE - made with whole grain ground in a single pass through and between two horizontal, round millstones. This ancient technique retains the natural BRAN and WHEATGERM of the wheat in the semolina both of which are so important to aid digestion, boost the immune system, and help in efforts to lose weight. • FRESH and 100% NATURAL - will bring back memories of Italian family meals, Italian vacations or will help you to create some new culinary memories.   HOW TO USE • AL DENTE PERFECTION in less than 10 minutes.  It's how the Italians enjoy pasta, tender & crunchy at the same time (make sure you follow the directions on the package). SERVE with Bolognese sauce, Papa Vince cherry tomato sauce or your favorite veggies sautéed in Papa Vince Extra Virgin Olive Oil.    WHY PAPA VINCE CLEAN FOOD It doesn’t matter what you buy from Papa Vince, all our products follow the same quality guidelines. This is what you can expect: NO PESTICIDES | NO INSECTICIDES | NO HERBICIDES | NON GMO NO SPRAYED WITH GLYPHOSATE NO CHEMICALS | NO ENHANCERS | NO ADDITIVES NO PRESERVATIVES | NO ARTIFICIAL FLAVORS NO HIDDEN INGREDIENTS | NO STANDARDIZATION NO SYNTHETIC FIBERS | NO SYNTHETIC VITAMINS | NO SYNTHETIC NUTRIENTS NO BLEACHING | NO COLORING All Papa Vince's products are produced in small quantities with few ingredients of high quality and allows you to taste the nuances of nature instead of a standardized flavors created by the corporations.    About Papa Vince My family has been growing, harvesting and pressing its own Extra Virgin Olive Oil since 1935. Our orchards are located in Sicily, Italy. Papa Vince entered the US market in March 2013. Since then, the excitement that our customers share daily through emails, phone calls and in social media has catapulted us to expand our tent beyond Extra Virgin Olive Oil. In 2016 we decided to partner with local artisans in Sicily to bring to you, our customer, the highest quality possible pastas, tomato sauces, vinegars, sea salt, marmalades and coffee, all made in Sicily by locals with local products.  Papa Vince is a small family business. Our goal is to restore the joy of family and friends sitting around the table to enjoy an incredible meal - just like the ones Grandma used to make. Once you taste Papa Vince foods we are convinced you will become part of our family. It’s the Italian way – to make friends, with good food around the table.  Vitina
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THE ROMAN LEGIONNAIRE'S ANCIENT GRAIN Before the Green Revolution in the 1950s, Ancient Grains were the staple for bread, pastas, and dough. Back then, gluten sensitivity was practically unheard of.  In 2013, after seeing some of my own family members struggle with gluten intolerance, I decided to resurrect the Ancient Grains consumed by the Roman Legionnaires themselves. Sicily’s elite grain provided vital energy for each Roman legionnaire trained to march 20 miles in 5 hours while carrying 60-100 lbs of gear! To accomplish this, each Roman legionnaire was provided a daily ration of 900 grams of grain (75% of their entire ration) almost this whole bag! **GIFT READY ** Add a Personalized Message in the note section when viewing your cart and your gift will be delivered with a special gift box at no additional cost. This will make sure that your recipient know it is a gift from you! PRODUCT FEATURES WHOLE WHEAT PASTA THAT DOES'NT TASTE LIKE CARDBOARD - Natural Al Dente texture, Nutty Flavor shaped to hang on to the last drop of sauce. It keeps its shape even when reheated next day! MADE FROM ANCIENT GRAINS GROWN LOCALLY IN SICILY, ITALY - because of their genetic diversity, Ancient Grains are RICH in PYTHO-NUTRIENTS, PROTEIN & RESISTANT STARCH, all crucial for a healthy gut & digestive system UNBLEACHED | NO ENRICHED | ADDITIVE FREE - stoneground between 2 horizontal round millstone to keep the highest levels of fibers & nutrients to promote digestion that reaches the large intestine. This means less appetite, no sugar rush and a overall healthier life. NO SYNTHETIC FIBER ADDED TUMMINIA HAS 6X MORE FIBER - than popular grains - which translates in lower gluten content and low glycemic index, reduce bloating and lethargy after eating. UNBLEACHED | NO ENRICHED | ADDITIVE FREE ARE YOU SICILIAN? - My family is and we are very proud of this pasta. If you have been looking for a healthier choice, then this is your chance to rekindle those wonderful Sunday Lunches sitting around the table savoring Nonna's Pasta. Believe me, this dark whole wheat ancient grain pasta will not disappoint you.  My family and I can't wait for you to try it!! CLEAN INGREDIENTS - stoneground tumminia wheat and PH balanced spring water  WHOLE GRAIN PASTA - stone ground grain that contains the original bran, endosperm & wheatgerm of the grain | easier to digest | less bloating | contains nutrients unlike refined or enriched pastas CRAFTED BY ARTISANS | superior taste & texture | nutty flavor  | naturally dark color from the grain TRADITIONAL CORKSCREW SHAPE FROM SICILY - shaped to hang on to the last drop of sauce  LOW GLUTEN FOOD - tumminia wheat is naturally low in gluten Product Description • CLEAN FOOD, UNBLEACHED | NON-ENRICHED | ADDITIVE FREE - Papa Vince’s pastas are shaped using bronze wires and dried slowly in special sealed clean environments. This allows us to keep our pastas free of fungi and toxins while retaining the integrity, flavor and nutritional values of the same intact. • STONEGROUND ANCIENT STYLE - made with whole grain ground in a single pass through and between two horizontal, round millstones. This ancient technique retains the natural BRAN and WHEATGERM of the wheat in the semolina both of which are so important to aid digestion, boost the immune system, and help in efforts to lose weight. • ABOUT TUMMINIA GRAIN - an ancient grain from Sicily that has recently surged in popularity due to its health benefits.  It must be grown organically, does not tolerate pesticides, herbicides or insecticides. • NATURALLY FULL OF FIBER AND PROTEIN - contains no synthetic additives. • FRESH and 100% NATURAL - will bring back memories of Italian family meals, Italian vacations or will help you to create some new culinary memories.   HOW TO USE • AL DENTE PERFECTION in less than 10 minutes.  It's how the Italians enjoy pasta, tender & crunchy at the same time (make sure you follow the directions on the package). SERVE with Bolognese sauce, Papa Vince cherry tomato sauce or your favorite veggies sautéed in Papa Vince Extra Virgin Olive Oil.    WHY PAPA VINCE CLEAN FOOD It doesn’t matter what you buy from Papa Vince, all our products follow the same quality guidelines. This is what you can expect: NO PESTICIDES | NO INSECTICIDES | NO HERBICIDES | NON GMO NO SPRAYED WITH GLYCOPHOSPHATE NO CHEMICALS | NO ENHANCERS | NO ADDITIVES NO PRESERVATIVES | NO ARTIFICIAL FLAVORS NO HIDDEN INGREDIENTS | NO STANDARDIZATION NO SYNTHETIC FIBERS | NO SYNTHETIC VITAMINS | NO SYNTHETIC NUTRIENTS NO BLEACHING | NO COLORING All Papa Vince's products are produced in small quantities with few ingredients of high quality and allows you to taste the nuances of nature instead of a standardized flavors created by the corporations.   About Papa Vince   My family has been growing, harvesting and pressing its own Extra Virgin Olive Oil since 1935. Our orchards are located in Sicily, Italy. Papa Vince entered the US market in March 2013. Since then, the excitement that our customers share daily through emails, phone calls and in social media has catapulted us to expand our tent beyond Extra Virgin Olive Oil. In 2016 we decided to partner with local artisans in Sicily to bring to you, our customer, the highest quality possible pastas, tomato sauces, vinegars, sea salt, marmalades and coffee, all made in Sicily by locals with local products.  Papa Vince is a small family business. Our goal is to restore the joy of family and friends sitting around the table to enjoy an incredible meal - just like the ones Grandma used to make. Once you taste Papa Vince foods we are convinced you will become part of our family. It’s the Italian way – to make friends, with good food around the table.  Vitina  
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PRODUCT FEATURES WHOLE WHEAT PASTA THAT DOES'NT TASTE LIKE CARDBOARD - Natural Al Dente texture, Nutty Flavor shaped to hang on to the last drop of sauce. It keeps its shape even when reheated next day! LOW GLYCEMIC INDEX PASTA -   MADE FROM ANCIENT GRAINS GROWN LOCALLY IN SICILY, ITALY - because of their genetic diversity, Ancient Grains are RICH in PYTHO-NUTRIENTS, PROTEIN & RESISTANT STARCH, all crucial for a healthy gut & digestive system UNBLEACHED | NO ENRICHED | ADDITIVE FREE - stoneground between 2 horizontal round millstone to keep the highest levels of fibers & nutrients to promote digestion that reaches the large intestine. This means less appetite, no sugar rush and a overall healthier life. NO SYNTHETIC FIBER ADDED TUMMINIA HAS 6X MORE FIBER - than popular grains - which translates in lower gluten content and low glycemic index, reduce bloating and lethargy after eating. UNBLEACHED | NO ENRICHED | ADDITIVE FREE CLEAN INGREDIENTS - stoneground organic tumminia ancient whole wheat semolina and PH balanced spring water  WHOLE WHEAT PASTA - stone ground grain that contains the original bran, endosperm & wheatgerm of the grain | easier to digest | less bloating | contains nutrients unlike refined or enriched pastas CRAFTED BY ARTISANS | superior taste & texture | nutty flavor  | naturally dark color from the grain TRADITIONAL TAGLIATELLE - shaped to hang on to the last drop of sauce  LOW GLUTEN PASTA - tumminia wheat is naturally low in gluten Product Description • CLEAN FOOD, UNBLEACHED | NON-ENRICHED | ADDITIVE FREE - Papa Vince’s pastas are shaped using bronze wires and dried slowly in special sealed clean environments. This allows us to keep our pastas free of fungi and toxins while retaining the integrity, flavor and nutritional values of the same intact. • STONEGROUND ANCIENT STYLE - made with whole grain ground in a single pass through and between two horizontal, round millstones. This ancient technique retains the natural BRAN and WHEATGERM of the wheat in the semolina both of which are so important to aid digestion, boost the immune system, and help in efforts to lose weight. • ABOUT TUMMINIA GRAIN - an ancient grain from Sicily that has recently surged in popularity due to its health benefits.  It must be grown organically, does not tolerate pesticides, herbicides or insecticides. • NATURALLY FULL OF FIBER AND PROTEIN - contains no synthetic additives. • FRESH and 100% NATURAL - will bring back memories of Italian family meals, Italian vacations or will help you to create some new culinary memories.   HOW TO USE • AL DENTE PERFECTION in less than 10 minutes.  It's how the Italians enjoy pasta, tender & crunchy at the same time (make sure you follow the directions on the package). SERVE with Bolognese sauce, Papa Vince cherry tomato sauce or your favorite veggies sautéed in Papa Vince Extra Virgin Olive Oil.    WHY PAPA VINCE CLEAN FOOD It doesn’t matter what you buy from Papa Vince, all our products follow the same quality guidelines. This is what you can expect: NO PESTICIDES | NO INSECTICIDES | NO HERBICIDES | NON GMO NO SPRAYED WITH GLYCOPHOSPHATE NO CHEMICALS | NO ENHANCERS | NO ADDITIVES NO PRESERVATIVES | NO ARTIFICIAL FLAVORS NO HIDDEN INGREDIENTS | NO STANDARDIZATION NO SYNTHETIC FIBERS | NO SYNTHETIC VITAMINS | NO SYNTHETIC NUTRIENTS NO BLEACHING | NO COLORING All Papa Vince's products are produced in small quantities with few ingredients of high quality and allows you to taste the nuances of nature instead of a standardized flavors created by the corporations.   About Papa Vince   My family has been growing, harvesting and pressing its own Extra Virgin Olive Oil since 1935. Our orchards are located in Sicily, Italy. Papa Vince entered the US market in March 2013. Since then, the excitement that our customers share daily through emails, phone calls and in social media has catapulted us to expand our tent beyond Extra Virgin Olive Oil. In 2016 we decided to partner with local artisans in Sicily to bring to you, our customer, the highest quality possible pastas, tomato sauces, vinegars, sea salt, marmalades and coffee, all made in Sicily by locals with local products.  Papa Vince is a small family business. Our goal is to restore the joy of family and friends sitting around the table to enjoy an incredible meal - just like the ones Grandma used to make. Once you taste Papa Vince foods we are convinced you will become part of our family. It’s the Italian way – to make friends, with good food around the table.  Vitina  
Low GI Pasta Tagliatelle, Whole Wheat, Non GMO, Organic, Non Enriched, Made in Italy, no low-gluten, no folic acid, ancient grain, bronze die cut, cold stone, ground al dente, front Papa Vince
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PRODUCT FEATURES WHOLE WHEAT PASTA THAT DOES'NT TASTE LIKE CARDBOARD - Natural Al Dente texture, Nutty Flavor shaped to hang on to the last drop of sauce. It keeps its shape even when reheated next day! LOW GLYCEMIC INDEX PASTA -   MADE FROM ANCIENT GRAINS GROWN LOCALLY IN SICILY, ITALY - because of their genetic diversity, Ancient Grains are RICH in PYTHO-NUTRIENTS, PROTEIN & RESISTANT STARCH, all crucial for a healthy gut & digestive system UNBLEACHED | NO ENRICHED | ADDITIVE FREE - stoneground between 2 horizontal round millstone to keep the highest levels of fibers & nutrients to promote digestion that reaches the large intestine. This means less appetite, no sugar rush and a overall healthier life. NO SYNTHETIC FIBER ADDED TUMMINIA HAS 6X MORE FIBER - than popular grains - which translates in lower gluten content and low glycemic index, reduce bloating and lethargy after eating. UNBLEACHED | NO ENRICHED | ADDITIVE FREE CLEAN INGREDIENTS - stoneground organic tumminia ancient whole wheat semolina and PH balanced spring water  WHOLE WHEAT PASTA - stone ground grain that contains the original bran, endosperm & wheatgerm of the grain | easier to digest | less bloating | contains nutrients unlike refined or enriched pastas CRAFTED BY ARTISANS | superior taste & texture | nutty flavor  | naturally dark color from the grain TRADITIONAL TAGLIATELLE - shaped to hang on to the last drop of sauce  LOW GLUTEN PASTA - tumminia wheat is naturally low in gluten Product Description • CLEAN FOOD, UNBLEACHED | NON-ENRICHED | ADDITIVE FREE - Papa Vince’s pastas are shaped using bronze wires and dried slowly in special sealed clean environments. This allows us to keep our pastas free of fungi and toxins while retaining the integrity, flavor and nutritional values of the same intact. • STONEGROUND ANCIENT STYLE - made with whole grain ground in a single pass through and between two horizontal, round millstones. This ancient technique retains the natural BRAN and WHEATGERM of the wheat in the semolina both of which are so important to aid digestion, boost the immune system, and help in efforts to lose weight. • ABOUT TUMMINIA GRAIN - an ancient grain from Sicily that has recently surged in popularity due to its health benefits.  It must be grown organically, does not tolerate pesticides, herbicides or insecticides. • NATURALLY FULL OF FIBER AND PROTEIN - contains no synthetic additives. • FRESH and 100% NATURAL - will bring back memories of Italian family meals, Italian vacations or will help you to create some new culinary memories.   HOW TO USE • AL DENTE PERFECTION in less than 10 minutes.  It's how the Italians enjoy pasta, tender & crunchy at the same time (make sure you follow the directions on the package). SERVE with Bolognese sauce, Papa Vince cherry tomato sauce or your favorite veggies sautéed in Papa Vince Extra Virgin Olive Oil.    WHY PAPA VINCE CLEAN FOOD It doesn’t matter what you buy from Papa Vince, all our products follow the same quality guidelines. This is what you can expect: NO PESTICIDES | NO INSECTICIDES | NO HERBICIDES | NON GMO NO SPRAYED WITH GLYCOPHOSPHATE NO CHEMICALS | NO ENHANCERS | NO ADDITIVES NO PRESERVATIVES | NO ARTIFICIAL FLAVORS NO HIDDEN INGREDIENTS | NO STANDARDIZATION NO SYNTHETIC FIBERS | NO SYNTHETIC VITAMINS | NO SYNTHETIC NUTRIENTS NO BLEACHING | NO COLORING All Papa Vince's products are produced in small quantities with few ingredients of high quality and allows you to taste the nuances of nature instead of a standardized flavors created by the corporations.   About Papa Vince   My family has been growing, harvesting and pressing its own Extra Virgin Olive Oil since 1935. Our orchards are located in Sicily, Italy. Papa Vince entered the US market in March 2013. Since then, the excitement that our customers share daily through emails, phone calls and in social media has catapulted us to expand our tent beyond Extra Virgin Olive Oil. In 2016 we decided to partner with local artisans in Sicily to bring to you, our customer, the highest quality possible pastas, tomato sauces, vinegars, sea salt, marmalades and coffee, all made in Sicily by locals with local products.  Papa Vince is a small family business. Our goal is to restore the joy of family and friends sitting around the table to enjoy an incredible meal - just like the ones Grandma used to make. Once you taste Papa Vince foods we are convinced you will become part of our family. It’s the Italian way – to make friends, with good food around the table.  Vitina  
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