This decoration oncorzettiIn addition to cutting the dough, it serves to "prepare" to better accommodate the dressing.
You can serve with any sauce, frompesto, toWalnut sauceor pine nuts.
Dating back to the Renaissance, corzetti were printed with the coats of arms of noble families, also to reiterate in ceremonies territorial dominance of the local family.
Corzetti origin of the name there are several theories: some say it comes from "ferro", ancient silver coin of the Republic of Genoa; others from "leathery" (a bit 'hard) and others to be "Crocetto" (from the cross engraved on the hosts).
In eastern Liguria, with the word "corzetto" means both thewooden moldthe dough so engraved.
In this line, which in addition to pasta includes many other kinds, we wanted to represent one of the most important historical periods of the Genovese and Ligurian seafaring history, namely that represented by brigs painted by Domenico Garrone the mid-nineteenth century. It encloses all the best products of Italian gastronomy.