What is the Ancient Wheat?

What is the Ancient Wheat?

Ancient grains are particularly appreciated for its great rusticity, its beautiful yellow color and high protein value. Pasta and bread prepared with ancient grains have a unique and unmistakable flavor and aroma that have preserved unchanged over time

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About Clessidra

We search every corner of Italy for the best, most authentic and artisanal food products, made only using local ingredients in season and following traditional recipes. From artisanal pastas made with ancient wheat and grains, to wild truffle products from some of the most hidden and less commercial truffle areas in Italy, to organic premium extra virgin olive oils from different regions, dips, pasta sauces, premium balsamic vinegar, artisanal breads and biscuits, we source the best products from each Italian regions. Experience a taste of great things in our retail stores and on our online shop.

Why us?

At this website and in our retail shops we commit to give you the unique opportunity to taste and enjoy authentic and sometime “off-the-track” Italian food selected with passion from artisans who focus on tasty and healthy food. We focus on regional specialties like pasta made with local wheat in Tuscany, extra virgin olive oils from Molise and almonds and pistachios from Sicily among the others.The Clessidra seal is on each product we import. This helps to identify quality Italian food. When you see our seal, you know you are getting a terrific small production that is from one of the smallest, most genuine and authentic businesses in Italy.

Our Commitment

At Clessidra we search every corner of Italy for the most authentic, genuine and artisanal food products. Why? Because we believe that the very best consistently comes from small productions that use local and seasonal ingredients.

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What is the Ancient Wheat?

What is the Ancient Wheat?

Ancient grains are particularly appreciated for its great rusticity, its beautiful yellow color and high protein value. Pasta and bread prepared with ancient grains have a unique and unmistakable flavor and aroma that have preserved unchanged over time

Read More

About Clessidra

We search every corner of Italy for the best, most authentic and artisanal food products, made only using local ingredients in season and following traditional recipes. From artisanal pastas made with ancient wheat and grains, to wild truffle products from some of the most hidden and less commercial truffle areas in Italy, to organic premium extra virgin olive oils from different regions, dips, pasta sauces, premium balsamic vinegar, artisanal breads and biscuits, we source the best products from each Italian regions. Experience a taste of great things in our retail stores and on our online shop.

Why us?

At this website and in our retail shops we commit to give you the unique opportunity to taste and enjoy authentic and sometime “off-the-track” Italian food selected with passion from artisans who focus on tasty and healthy food. We focus on regional specialties like pasta made with local wheat in Tuscany, extra virgin olive oils from Molise and almonds and pistachios from Sicily among the others.The Clessidra seal is on each product we import. This helps to identify quality Italian food. When you see our seal, you know you are getting a terrific small production that is from one of the smallest, most genuine and authentic businesses in Italy.

Our Commitment

At Clessidra we search every corner of Italy for the most authentic, genuine and artisanal food products. Why? Because we believe that the very best consistently comes from small productions that use local and seasonal ingredients.