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Do You Know Your Different Italian Pasta Shapes?

It's the impasta lineup.

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  1. Let's start with something easy. Name that pasta!

    Wow_pho via Pixabay
    Rotini
    Spaghetti
    Angel Hair
    Shoestring
  2. Are you all warmed up? Let's try this one: name that pasta!

    acekreations via Pixabay
    Rigatoni
    Rotini
    Elbow Macaroni
    Spiralloni
  3. Have you encountered this type before? Name that pasta!

    Orecchiette
    Discus
    Mafalda
    Tortellini
  4. It's a tricky one. Name that pasta!

    Cassi via Pixabay
    Elbow Macaroni
    Tortiglioni
    Ziti
    Tubini
  5. Do you know this one? Name that pasta!

    MaxStraeten via Morguefile
    Farfalle
    Orzo
    Cappellitti
    Lumaconi
  6. What about these big 'uns? Name that pasta!

    DiegoConti via Pixabay
    Rocchetti
    Pappardelle
    Gemelli
    Rigatoni
  7. A classic. Name that pasta!

    forstefany via Pixabay
    Alfredo
    Spaghetti
    Linguine
    Vermicelli
  8. What about these guys? Name that pasta!

    ImageParty via Pixabay
    Bucatini
    Pipe Rigate
    Pipe Tortellini
    Tripolini
  9. Familiar? Name that pasta!

    moni08 via Pixabay
    Conchiglie
    Conchetti
    Gigli
    Tortellini
  10. Last one to prove your pasta knowledge! Name that pasta!

    lisaclarke via Flickr
    Rotelle
    Wheelini
    Bucatini
    Rotini

Do You Know Your Different Italian Pasta Shapes?

A Total Impasta

Whomp whomp. You can't tell your spaghettis from your elbow macaronis (or maybe those were the only two you could identify). It's time to study up on your carbs, my little pecorino!

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Failed to Pasta Test

Meh, you did so-so. You know some pastas, but not enough to know which ones go best with certain types of sauces. If this were a test in school, you would have failed.

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A Pennechant for Pasta

Well done! You know many of your pasta shapes, which means I can send you to the store and trust you'll find what pasta I need (most of the time, anyway).

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Winner of the Pasta Trofie

Bravo! You know your pasta shapes inside and out! No one can call you an impasta! You hear me? No one!

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