How to Make Homemade Pasta
By: Mady D.C.
The History of Pasta
Different Regions of Pasta in Italy
Italy has a ton of different types of pasta. Each of Italy’s 20 regions have a certain type of cuisine. You will find cured meat and flavorful tomatoes in the central region of Umbria and artichokes and seafood in Sicily. Penne pasta comes from Campania, southern Italy. Penne is cut on an angle and commonly has sauce in the middle. Chitarra is found in Abruzzo, central Italy. Chitarra is a long thin pasta that is cut using a harp-like tool. Bigoli is from Veneto, north Italy. It is a thick, noodle-like spaghetti usually made from whole wheat flour and duck eggs.