Wheat germ is the heart of the wheat grain, rich in flavor and nourishing active ingredients. The germ is normally removed when the grain is milled in order to improve the flour concentration and the expiration of the flour. Pastificio Morelli usese artisan techniques to implement the wheat germ to the flour when producing the pasta. The germ gets procesed immediately while wtill fresh and never gives it the opprotunity to deteriorate. This brings the best in both flavor and healthy characteristics to the pasta and gives it a particularlygreat consistency and flavor. Naturally dyed black with squid ink, this pasta is wonderful with roasted peppers and all kinds of seafood, both red and clear sauce.