When you go out to a restaurant, the menu really only has a few different types of pasta. They’re generally your basics like penne, spaghetti, gnocchi, ravioli and lasagna. If you grew up with an Italian family (of all Canadian citizens but still identify as Italian instead of Canadian), you would know that there are many, many, many more varieties of pasta besides your standard restaurant selections.
So to give you a little bit of help outside of the tutelage of an Italian home, we have this handy
little absolutely massive infographic for your perusal that has over 150 varieties of pasta that even has cooking and sauce pairing advice.
Infographic by Chasing Delicious via Mental Floss. Click to embiggen.