Cavatelli resembles a tiny hot dog bun.
Cavatappi is macaroni formed in a helical tube shape. Cavatappi is the Italian word for corkscrew.
Casarecce pasta is shaped like a narrow, twisted and rolled tube.
Does this pasta’s name sound familiar? This tube shaped pasta resembles calamari rings, which is why it tends to be used in seafood dishes. Fresh seafood dishes are a staple in Italy, particularly the southern region. Calamarata’s smooth texture with no ridges allows thinner sauces to coat the pasta allowing the sauce to shine. It […]
Anelli pasta are thin dry ring shaped pasta often used by Italians in soups, salads and oven baked pasta dishes.
Alphabet pasta is traditional pasta that has been cut into letters of the alphabet. It includes letters from A to Z, sometimes adding numbers into the mix. This kid-friendly shape is used mostly in soups, but is versatile enough to expand into dishes such as pasta salads.