Try itFeb/Mar 2011 Issue

Living Without's Favorites: Noodle-icious

Brown Rice Pasta from Jovial Foods

It’s always nice to discover a new line of gluten-free pastas—more choices, right?—but this find is thrilling. Announcing brown rice pasta from Jovial Foods. Made with organic brown rice flour and water (that’s it), Jovial pasta comes in a variety of shapes and sizes—capellini, casereccoe, fusilli, penne rigate, spaghetti. This authentic Italian pasta is produced in Tuscany in a dedicated facility free of gluten, casein, eggs, tree nuts and peanuts (products may contain traces of soy). With a taste and texture just like its gluten-y counterparts, this pasta stands up to heat and hearty sauces alike without losing its texture. Sold in eye-appealing, environmentally friendly packaging (even the inner bag is 100 percent compostable), these noodles are yummy.