Made from hard wheat semolina and water, shaped into various forms and dried; it is an essential ingredient in Italian cooking that is bought ready-made.
This fairly large tubular pasta is suitable for serving with all kinds of sauces because they cling to it readily.
Tube-shaped pasta with diagonally cut ends, often served with a spicy tomato sauce in a dish called penne all’arrabiata.
Short tube-shaped pasta that resemble fat macaroni, used especially in broth and vegetable soups.
This fairly large tubular pasta is usually stuffed with meat or cheese, covered with tomato sauce and baked au gratin.
Sometimes used in a salad, this type of macaroni is also served with tomato or cheese sauce.