Capelli d´angelo (Angle Hair)
Capelvenere (Venus’ Hair)
Region: Liguria, Popular though out Italy. In Italy it’s better known as Fidelini but outside of the country it’s mostly marketed as Capellini.
Made with: Homemade Capellini is made with eggs & durum wheat. Manufactured is made with water, salt and durum wheat.
About: Capellini literally means “thin hair”, it is a very thin variety of Italian pasta. Like spaghetti, it is rod-shaped, in the form of long strands, and thinner than vermicelli.
Capelli d’Angelo, literally means angel hair and is an even thinner variant of Capellini.
1. Cappellini, 2. Spaghettini, 3. Spaghetti, 4. Spaghettoni, 5. Bucatini, 6. Bavette