- Pasta is one of the most famous and beloved cuisines of all time.
- There are over 50 distinct types of pasta, and even more when you add in all the different size variants.
- We’ve compiled a list of the 56 major types of pasta, and some suggestions as to what to pair them with.
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Picture this: You’re at an Italian restaurant, ready to eat your favorite food (pasta), but you take a look at the menu and realize … you’ve never heard of any of these pastas. Garganelli, fazzoletti, passatelli — whatever happened to a good old mac and cheese?
To help prevent any pasta confusion in your future, we’ve compiled a visual guide to almost every type of pasta, from anelli to ziti.
Source: Thanks https://www.insider.com/visual-guide-every-type-pasta-names-appearance