Everyone knows spaghetti, tagliatelle and lasagne. You probably know fusili, maccheroni and linguine but do you know viti? And what about stelline, tubetti or chiocciole?
If you don’t know any of the above they’re all actually different varieties of pasta and in Italy there are hundreds of them, there’s even the maths of pasta.
Though the basic recipe is often the same, the different shapes all offer there own little quirks on the plate and knowing exactly which on is which will help you decide exactly what to go for when you’re cooking up your next Italian feast.
This infographic created for the San Pellegrino reservation book explains 34 different pasta shapes and shows you exactly what they look like. It will help improve your knowledge of different pasta and also help you choose something more unique the next time you cook.