- Short pastas come in an array of shapes and sizes, and are generally dry rather than fresh.
- Many are tubvlar, with either smooth or grooved exteriors, and are often served with thicker sauces eg meat.
- Short pastas are also popular in salads and casseroles.
Slightly longer than maccheronchini. Traditional to southern Italy.
Usually served in colder months during Italy’s Winter Festivals.
May also be used to make Pasta Al Porno.
Suggested sauces: Heavy meat sauce.