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Know Your Cervasi Noodle: Capellini

Know Your Noodle: Capellini [Angel Hair]

Angel Hair pasta is well-known as a go-to noodle and a perfect pantry staple. Though it’s often confused with the Spaghetti noodle, it’s thinner shape works best with light cream and oil-based sauces. Another point of confusion could be that Angel Hair pasta is the Americanized name for the thin Capelli d’angelo noodle. Cervasi’s Angel […]

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Know Your Cervasi Noodle: Wagon Wheel Pasta

Know Your Noodle: Wagon Wheel

The wagon wheel pasta is unique, and it’s not just because of its shape. That’s because its country of origin and when it was first created are up for debate. Was it in Europe? Was it in China? Is it a newer invention ― or one dating back thousands of years? Even the name gets lost […]

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Cervasi Pasta: Know Your Noodle, Bow Tie

Know Your Noodle: Bow Tie

In the 1500s, the bowtie noodle was invented, but guess what wasn’t invented just yet? Bow ties! So what was this particular pasta called? The original name for this well-known noodle is “farfalle,” the Italian word for “butterflies.” The bowtie noodle originated in the Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna areas of Northern Italy — and even though […]

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Creative pasta storage ideas from Cervasi pasta

Pasta Storage Ideas

Depending on the size and shape of the pasta, finding the right storage containers for your kitchen may be a challenge. Luckily, there are many creative solutions for doing just that. Cervasi has five pasta storage ideas to perk up your pantry: Mason jars. These are a great solution for all sorts of food storage, […]

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Cervasi Shell is the featured Know Your Noodle pasta

Know Your Noodle: Shell

If you’re seeking a versatile pasta that can be used in a wide variety of dishes, we recommend keeping a supply of Cervasi shell pasta in your pantry. The Italian name for a small shell is “conchigliette,” and this small noodle packs a big punch. It’s great for sauces that “cling” (think: cheese and tomato) […]

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