Types of Pastas
When you think of Italy, pasta is one of the first things that comes to mind. It is one of the most consumed, tasty, affordable and nutritious dishes around the world. There are many kinds of pastas, flavored with various sauces that everyone loves. Shapes of pastas and thickness vary. You should choose the right pasta, to make the right meal. Here is some info about different shapes of pastas, the cooking time for them and which sauces do they go well with.
This pasta variety is cross cut on both sides approximately 2-3 cm long. Among the most preferred types of pasta. You can prepare with tomato sauce. If you are looking for difference you can try it with tuna and tomatoes.
Farfalle - Bow Tie
It is made by squeezing from the middle part of the pasta, which has been cut into a rectangular shape, and then made into a butterfly shape. Great cold pasta used in salads. You can also create delicious recipes with vegetable sauces.
Fusilli - Twirl
It is one of the most known and consumed pasta types. Cooked in the form of al dente, you can create a great combinations with meat and tomato sauces.
Conchiglioni - Sea Shell
It is cut in the form of seashells. Tomato and spinach varieties are available. You can prefer sauces prepared with fresh cheeses. Heavy sauces will also be very tasty with this pasta.
It is a long, and thin pasta type. It is the most popular pasta out there. Varies according to size differences. You can get legendary flavors with many sauces and even with an olive oil sauce in its simplest form.
It has a flat and long shape. You can do wonders with chicken pieces, mushrooms and tomato sauce. Fettucini alfredo is a very popular dish you can find in many places.
Here are some pasta recipes
Set the oven at 180°C (356° F). Place greased paper on the baking tray.Cut the onion finely.Place the tomatoes, onions, rosemary, sage and garlic on...
Pasta dough is one of the recipes you should definitely try at home. Once you have made your own pasta, you will not prefer ready-made pasta. In addition,...
Boil the pasta in boiled salted water for 4 minutes. (If you want to make pasta dough yourself, you can look at the recipe @Pasta Dough)Prepare the pesto...
Heat the olive oil in an extra-large frying pan with a lid over a medium-high heat. A dd the onion and saute for 2 minutes.Add the garlic, spaghetti,...
Roll out the pasta dough thinly on the counter sprinkled with flour. Roll the two ends of the dough, and cut it thinly with a knife.Lift the cut dough...
Bring a large pan of water to the boil over a medium-high heat. Add the salt and pasta and cook 8-10 minutes or according to the packet instructions until...