As we have reviewed the types of long pasta, we will see the varieties and options that are within short pasta, which are also many!
The most famous here are the maccheroni, commonly known as macaroni. They are within the short tubular pasta, this is because they are like a narrow tube, curved or straight and with beveled ends. You can cook them with all you want!
Those known as feathers or penne are larger than macaroni but also have a diagonal cut edges and have a cylindrical shape. They may have grooves on the inside, but not always. Any type of sauce sticks very well with this type of pasta, so take your pick.
Continuing with the tubular pasta, we have the rigatoni, which is even bigger than the penne. In this case, the ends are straight and have the outside of striated and are slightly curved. The tortiglioni is very similar to the rigatoni, but the stretch marks are screwed and also are a straight dough, if you don’t know how to see the difference between them, with these details you can already know which is which.
A short pasta that is widely used for salad are the fusilli or screws, helical shaped and with a measure of about 4 centimeters long, but besides salad you can eat them in any way you choose.
They are also very famous the gnocchi, which are made with potato and flour and have an oval shape. Other pasta with shape is the farfalle, with a butterfly shape. It is a rectangle with teeth on the sides and joined in the middle, shaped like a bow tie, another name by which it is known. Ideal if you have small kids, make the time of food funnier.
Which pasta will you choose to surprise your guests?