Trofie are a traditional pasta shape from Liguria, a coastal region in northern Italy. This pasta is a masterpiece of culinary craftsmanship, handmade by skilled chefs who know how to create the unique spiral shape. trofie have a slightly rough texture, ideal for capturing the flavor of seasonings. The most famous dish they have in common is Genoese pesto, a sauce made with basil, pine nuts, garlic, olive oil and cheese. However, trofie also lends itself to a variety of condiments such as seafood sauces, fresh tomatoes, and vegetables.