Pasta

In: Food

15 Aug 2013

Can anyone explain to me why there are so many different shapes of pasta?

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George Ferzoco

August 15th, 2013 at 11:47 am

For all the different sorts of sauces one can make, and for all the different tastes that different shapes have, and for the sheer beauty and fun of eating

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Name

August 15th, 2013 at 12:20 pm

Right, it’s an art!

Some are really fun: hard to tell what differentiate all the “Hand-roll Strands”.

Lot of inspiration. Thanks

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Earl

August 15th, 2013 at 1:58 pm

Different shapes for different uses. Orzo and acini de pepe work much better in soup than fettucine would.

Besides, if the only pasta was ziti, and macaroni and cheese is commonly shortened to “mac-and-cheese”, I’d hate to think how ziti and cheese would be shortened…

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