Conchiglie, Pasta Shells

 

Other Names:
Conchigliette (small)
Conchiglioni (Large)
Pasta Shells
Region:
Available through out Italy
Made with:
Manufactured Conchiglie is made with water, salt and durum wheat.
About:
Conchiglie like Penne are one of the most popular shapes and are very versatile in the choice of sauce and you chose. The very small ones Conchigliette are used in soups, while the very large Conchiglioni (large) can be stuffed with a variety of fillings. Below is an image showing how varied the size difference can be in their manufacturing. They can be stripped like below or smooth.

Conchiglioni, Conchiglie, Conchiglette

 Source:
Photo Credit: Bill Rubino