Buon giorno, pasta lovers! It is time to store away our winter clothing and dig out polos and tee shirts. If we are still wearing long-sleeved shirts, we can roll up the sleeves and be in “mezze maniche.” Did you know that even tubular pasta has a “rolled-up sleeve” version called MEZZE MANICHE (Pronounced “med’-zeh […]
It has a medium-sized, tubular shape. It’s a type of penne pasta in the form of long smooth hollow tubes.
Tubini is a medium size, narrow tube shaped pasta. It is not as wide as some other tube pastas like rigatoni and tortiglioni. Because of its smaller width, tubini works best in chunky sauces and meat dishes. It also works well in stir fry meals.
Ruote pasta is shaped to resemble wagon wheels.
Rotini are short, corkscrew-like shaped pasta. The name translates from Italian to “small wheels” and the shape originated in Southern Italy. It is a very similar shape to fusilli but the screw is a bit tighter. This shape is particularly popular with children but is also a useful shape as its twists can capture sauces […]
Rigatoni are a form of tube-shaped pasta of varying lengths and diameters.