Top 10 pasta types

Spaghetti:

Long, thin cylindrical noodles, a classic and versatile choice.

Fettuccine:

Wide, flat noodles, often used in creamy Alfredo sauces.

Penne:

Short, tube-shaped pasta with angled ends, great for holding sauces.

Farfalle

Butterfly or bow-tie shaped pasta, ideal for catching chunky sauces.

Rigatoni:

Large, ridged tubes, perfect for hearty meat or vegetable sauces.

Linguine:

Similar to spaghetti but wider, commonly paired with seafood or lighter sauces.

Orecchiette:

Small, ear-shaped pasta, often used in Southern Italian dishes.

Ravioli:

Small, filled pasta pockets, can be stuffed with various ingredients like cheese or meat.

Rotini:

Spiral-shaped pasta, holds sauces well and adds a playful touch to dishes.

Lasagna:

Wide, flat sheets of pasta, layered with sauce and cheese in the classic Italian dish.