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Name That Pasta

written by: mugimtv
 
Pasta - eaten for ages, loved by millions. It comes in more than 500 varieties. Here are just some of them.

Question 1:


This pasta's name is the Italian word for 'little bell'. It has fluted, petal-like edges and a hollow center for capturing sauce. It is usually found in a casserole or served with a thick sauce.
campanelle
pennette
ditalini
elicoidali

Question 2:


This small shell shaped pasta with slightly rolled-in edges is very popular in the Avellino province of Italy.
cavatelli
ditali
fregula
orzo

Question 3:


In Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela, where Italian cuisine is especially popular, there is a custom to eat this traditional Italian pasta on the 29th day of each month.
pastina
stelline
gnocchi
agnolotti

Question 4:


This is a variety of ring-shaped pasta, typically stuffed with a mix of meat and usually served in broth, with cream, or sometimes with a rag├╣. It originated in the Italian region of Emilia.
cannelloni
ravioli
tortellini
gnocchi

Question 5:


These are rectangular pasta sheets rolled with a savory stuffing and then covered with a sauce.
manicotti
pantalone
pipe
cannelloni

Question 6:


This type of flat pasta, representing medallion or coin, stamped with various patterns originated in Liguria, Northern Italy during the Middle Ages. It was made by local peasants and used by aristocratic families as a display of wealth and status.
croxetti
fiorentine
fiori
corzetti

Question 7:


Which of these is not a corkscrew-shaped pasta?
cavatappi
fusilli
farfalle
rotini

Question 8:


This type of macaroni is formed in a spiral tube shape an typically has lines on the outside surface.
cavatappi
cavatelli
lumaconi
lumache

Question 9:


The name of this thick noodle made of egg and flour means 'little ribbon' in Italian. It is very popular in Rome and is similar to what is called tagliatelle elsewhere in Italy.
fettuccine
fiorentine
orecchiette
farfallone

Question 10:


Which of this is the general name for the type of pasta shaped as swirls?
lasagne
fusilli
spaghetti
macaroni

 


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