The ravioli is great, as usual. However, when it was delivered the contents of the bottom box must have slid around somehow or been turned on its side because the raviolis were all stuck together in a glob. I suspect this was a shipping problem rather than a Rafetto's problem, which remains the best pasta place ever.
Best ravioli I've ever had. Moved away from NYC 6 years ago and have missed Raffetto's raviolis (and sauces!) ever since. Not cheap to have them delivered in this way, but 100% worth it. And I disagree with the previous reviewer. I have always bought several boxes (even when I lived in NYC) and frozen them. Absolutely delicious. Nothing else comes close.
Rapid City, SD
Producer when eaten fresh is excellent. Once frozen, it becomes very ordinary. If you order, eat it fresh and/or give to others who can eat it fresh.
Refrigerate ravioli immediately upon delivery. Any ravioli not eaten within 2 days of delivery should be frozen. All of Raffetto’s ravioli can be frozen up to 2 months, and if stored frozen should be cooked frozen.
The amount of salt in the water is very important. Raffetto’s does not put any salt in the dough; therefore it is critical to add salt to the water for maximum flavor. Add approximately 1½ tbsp. of salt per 10-qt pot, and cook 6-8 minutes. After straining the ravioli, Raffetto's suggests tossing your ravioli in a small amount of olive oil to keep it from sticking. Avoid "shocking" the ravioli with cold water as that will wash away some of the flavor.
Add a sauce of your choice or a simple finish of melted butter for a fantastic appetizer, side dish, or entrée.