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10+ types of Pastas around the World

Who isn’t in love with Pastas? Catering services do magic with these sorts of substances. Especially, when it is cooked alongside a nice auce, or even meat balls too. No one has ever missed out on the wonderful combination of this Italian delicacy.

1.  Lasagne

Lasagne is an Italian dish made of stacked layers of thin flat pasta containing layers of boiled lasagna and usually cheese and seasoned with sauce of tomatoes and meat or vegetables.

It is one of the oldest types of pastas. Catering services often incorporate this as a fine starter dish.

2.  Spaghetti

Spaghetti is a long thin pasta and is very popular in Italy. It is made from flour and water that looks like a long string. The catering services in restaurants usually serve this dish with tomato sauce or meat or vegetables. This one the most popular pastas, I know.

3.  Ravioli

It is a traditional food in Italian cuisine and is a very popular one. It is a type of pasta containing minced meat, fish, cheese or vegetables. It is commonly served by catering services with a broth or sauce.

4.  Macaroni

You must have had a ball of Mac and Cheese, at least once in your lifetime. It is a type of dried Italian food made from flour and water which is shaped like narrow tubes. It is also used in many cheese recipes. This dish is a course for breakfast or maybe a light lunch.

5.  Rigatoni

Rigatoni is one of the best known and commonly used pastas in Italy. They have a rigid exterior and are wide in diameter. Rigatoni are great at holding sauces both inside and out and are perfect for capturing all the sauce flavours which tastes delicious.

The catering services usually use substantial meat sauces like ragu as well as classic tomato sauce for seafood sauce while serving.

6.  Fettuccine

Fettuccine is an egg pasta cut into long, narrow ribbons. It is served by catering services with cream sauces. They also use fettuccine in any recipes that call for linguine or spaghetti. This dish is very famous in Romania and Tuscany.

7.  Linguine

These are small pieces of pasta in the form of narrow ribbons and are made with durum wheat. It was traditionally served with sauces such as pesto but nowadays tomato and fish sauces are also used by most catering services which are quite famous.

8.  Penne

It is a pasta which is in the form of short white tubes and is made with semolina and durum wheat flour. It is very smooth and rigged in texture. Its shape makes it very good for sauces such as pesto, marinara.

9.  Tagliatelle

Tagliatelle is another type of pasta that is long and cylindrical in shape. The texture of this dish is rough and is very ideal for thick sauces such as beef. It can be served with many different types of sauces such as meat sauce, bolognese sauce.

10.              Cannelloni

It is a cylindrical type of lasagne or rolls of pasta stuffed with a meat or vegetable mixture. They are generally served baked with filling and covered with sauce. The catering services recently  use popular fillings such as spinach, ricotta or minced beef.

11.              Tortellini

Tortellini is a ring shaped pasta which are rolled into small rings. Generally it is a meat based filling but the catering services in many places use ricotta and sometimes parsley and spinach as well. They are traditionally cooked and served in broth.

12.              Orzo

It is one of the most popular dishes in Italy. Orzo pasta is made with semolina flour and is a form of short pasta shaped like a large grain of rice. There are many ways to serve orzo. They can be alone served with soup or maybe baked in a casserole. They can also be coloured by saffron, chili’s etc to make it look tempting and authentic.

A pastry chef or pâtissier, creates wonders with a dough. Well, this wonderful stype of dish is also a bread in general. Which is further cooked into another cuisine as a whole, with the help of a sauce, or even gravy. So, who isn’t in love with a good old plate of PAsta, cooked by the best catering services around the world.