FUSILLI: Corkscrew-shaped pasta.  

FUSILLI: Corkscrew-shaped pasta. 

RIGATONI: Tube-shaped pasta of varying diameters and lengths. 

RIGATONI: Tube-shaped pasta of varying diameters and lengths. 

SPAGHETTI:  Long, thin, cylindrical, solid   pasta  . It is a staple food of traditional Italian cuisine. 

SPAGHETTI: Long, thin, cylindrical, solid pasta. It is a staple food of traditional Italian cuisine. 

ZITI: A  tubular pasta in short pieces,

ZITI: A tubular pasta in short pieces,

PAPPARDELLE: Large, very broad, flat noodles. 

PAPPARDELLE: Large, very broad, flat noodles. 

CANESTRI: A short, bent pocket of pasta which holds sauce well. Similar to macaroni, but wider. 

CANESTRI: A short, bent pocket of pasta which holds sauce well. Similar to macaroni, but wider. 

GEMELLI: Two short pasta strands that are twisted together into one strand.

GEMELLI: Two short pasta strands that are twisted together into one strand.

BUCATINI: A thick spaghetti-like pasta with a hole running through the center. 

BUCATINI: A thick spaghetti-like pasta with a hole running through the center. 

CAMPANELLE: A typer of pasta with a ruffled edge. Great for casseroles. 

CAMPANELLE: A typer of pasta with a ruffled edge. Great for casseroles. 

MAFALDE:  This pasta is characterized by it's long, fairly wide rectangular shape and curly edges.

MAFALDE: This pasta is characterized by it's long, fairly wide rectangular shape and curly edges.

CRESTE DE GALLO:  This medium-size pasta looks like the mohawk hairstlye and possesses ultimate sauce-retention due to it's tubular shape and ruffled edge. 

CRESTE DE GALLO: This medium-size pasta looks like the mohawk hairstlye and possesses ultimate sauce-retention due to it's tubular shape and ruffled edge. 

FETTUCCINI: A long, flat noodle similar in length to spaghetti. 

FETTUCCINI: A long, flat noodle similar in length to spaghetti.