When you make a spaghetti dinner at home, it's simple: grab a box of noodles and a jar of sauce and you're basically good to go. Making the pasta from scratch would increase the difficulty considerably. But that would still be a walk in the park compared to making su filindeu, the rarest pasta in the world. The technique for making it has been around for more than 300 years, and only three women alive today have mastered it. Even celebrity chef Jamie Oliver threw in the towel later failing to do it right on his show, Jamie's Super Food: "I've been making pasta for 20 years and I've never seen anything like this."
Watch Su Filindeu Pasta Get Made
The process is both time consuming and extremely intricate.
What Is Squid Ink?
In 2010, the squid ink su filindeu won Sardinia's Porcino d'Oro prize for best dish.
Written by Curiosity Staff November 8, 2016
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