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.
A second season of 'Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy' is in the pipeline, but where will the affable American actor and food lover go next? Nobody knows. But Fine Dining Lovers has some ideas in this tongue-in-cheek series guide. Take a look.
Ramadan is the holy month of Islam, observed by millions of Muslims around the world. People refrain from eating and drinking during daylight hours, but when it's time to break the fast there are plenty of dishes to enjoy. Here are 20 of the tastiest to try.