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About Soup Pasta

About Soup Pasta

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  • Acini Di Pepe Alfabeti
    Acini Di Pepe (Peppercorn)
  • Probably the smallest variety of pastina, acini di pepe (also called peperini) are ideal for broths.
  • Alfabeti (Alphabet pasta)
  • Minute letters and number that are especially appealing to children.
  • Anellini Capellini Tagliati
    Anellini (little rings)
  • Select these light anellini for vegetable and meat broths.
  • Capellini Tagliati (Broken fine hair)
  • Break up these very fine pasta strands and cook them in broth.
  • Conchigliette Farfalline
    Conchigliette (little sea shells)
  • Light soups, perhaps those containing vegetables or lentils, suit these shapes.
  • Farfalline (little butterflies)
  • Use this delicate pastina shap in broths and light soups.
  • Funghetti Orzi
    Funghetti (little mushrooms)
  • This quirky mushroom-shaped egg pasta works well in heartier soups.
  • Orzi (barley)
  • Shaped like grains of barley, orzi are perfect for my versioon of stracciatella.
  • Quadrucci Risi, Risoni
    Quadrucci (Squares)
  • These tiny egg pasta squares are ideal for giving extra body to light broths.
  • Risi, Risoni (Rice)
  • This pasta variety, which is also called pasta a riso, mimics rice grains very convincingly when cooked.
  • Stelline Tubettini
    Stelline (little stars)
  • Delicate star shapes are often tossd with butter and hot milk.
  • Tubettini (little tubes)
  • These tiny macaroni can be used in light soups. The larger tubetti are perfect for minestrone.