My Favorite Pasta

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There are more than 250 types of pasta produced on commercial basis around the world. Interestingly, almost all of them are made of same basic material and differ only in shapes and sizes. Some of these pastas are quite popular across the globe and some are limited to specific areas. Here is a list of 10 most popular pastas that are consumed by large population in various forms either as as standalone dish or as an add-on. I 've tried almost every pasta mentioned in this list and my personal favorite is spaghetti. Nothing can beat fresh homemade pasta though most people nowadays use packed version. I prefer to add egg yolks in most of my pasta batters to give them a unique flavor. Fusilli PastaFusilli is one of the most popular pastas that…show more content…
Manicotti PastaManicotti is ribbed tube shaped pasta that is relatively large than other types of pasta. Due to large hollow space in between, it is favorite among chefs to serve with different kinds of stuffing. These stuffings may include seafood, salads, red meat or combination of pasta sauce and cheese. Despite its unusual look, Manicotti pasta is very light and easily digestible. Undoubtedly, an ideal pasta variant for any time. Vermicelli PastaVermicelli is a long, thin and worm shaped pasta that is very popular in some parts of Asia and Middle-East. It is made of wheat as well as rice flour. Chinese rice noodles is a variant of vermicelli. In India, it is mostly consumed as a sweet dish or as a part of a dessert. Chinese consume it as rice noodles with liberal dip of soup and toppings of cheese and green onions. I usually consume it as a sweet dish topped with seasonal dry fruits. Lasagne PastaLasagne is quite popular in Italy and North America. It comes in a form of sheets of various sizes with some variants having ripples on the sheet. In North America, it is commonly served as layers of pasta sheets, cheese and pasta sauce and may include layers of meat or seafood. Lasagne is generally served in baked form mixed with variety of ingredients to give it a unique taste. I would definitely recommend trying it as a main

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