The magic of Pasta

A plate of pasta is what has always made people agree. It is said that the best deals end at the table.

The term pasta derives from an ancient Greek word but in reality, pasta already existed in the Neolithic times around 8000 BC. when the water was mixed with the flour together with the spices. However, we have to wait for the Middle Ages, during which a new way of cooking and boiling is created, which gives rise to what we now call pasta.

Italy is certainly the most famous and well-known country in the world for pasta that we can say, represents the symbol of Italian culture.
There are different types of dough used such as durum wheat semolina, wholemeal semolina, egg, fresh not egg and there are different shapes of pasta divided into long pasta and short pasta. But how many types of pasta are known?

Spaghetti, macaroni, penne smooth and striped, orecchiette, gnocchi, lasagna, conchiglioni, fusilli, wheels, linguine, spaghettoni, rice, bucatini, rigatoni, ziti, bavette , farfalle, sedanini, mezze penne, tortiglioni, paccheri, vermicelli, spikes, mixed pasta, ricciutelle, Sardinian gnocchetti, mini shells.

Then there are fresh egg pasta such as tortellini, ravioli, agnolotti, delicatessen, gnocchi, orecchiette, trofie, cavatelli, fettuccine, pappardelle, maltagliati, scialatielli, tagliatelle, tortelli , the cappellacci, the busiate, the trenette, the strangozzi, the tajarin, the bigoli, the linguine, the pizzoccheri, the troccoli, the fregola, the pici, the stuffed crescents, the strangozzi, the cjarsons, the chnéffléne, the passatelli, snails, ferricelli, shtridhelat, rascatielli, calandreddi, sagne chjne.

Every day is good to try a different type of pasta accompanied by the excellent condiments that we find in Italy. And what are you waiting for to prepare a nice plate of pasta?

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