Bucatini Pasta

Bucatini Pasta
Other Names:
Lazio & Rome
Made with:
Factory-made Bucatini is made with water and durum wheat.
About: Bucatini means pierced, and is a long thick type of spaghetti with a hole that runs down the center of it, making it a kind of tubular shape. It is one of the thickest forms of long pasta. Found here as a manufactured product in Italy it is still available as fresh pasta. It is served with any number of traditional sauces. It is also a good pasta for baking in the oven. In Italian cuisine, it is served with buttery sauces, pancetta or guanciale, vegetables, cheese, eggs, and anchovies or sardines.  Source Wikipedia
assorted long pastas

1. Cappellini, 2. Spaghettini, 3. Spaghetti, 4. Spaghettoni, 5. Bucatini, 6. Bavette

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I don't have many canapes here. The ones I share are super quick, very tasty and most of all tasty. Your guests will appreciate the effort.

A Quick Note

I wanted to take a minute to say that I do try and weigh as many of the ingredients as I can. I think it helps make recipe results more consistent. Of course professional bakers even measure liquids by weight. I don't mind pulling out my little digital scale when I need to.