More pasta geometry

A long time ago in this blog, I posted some of my favorite lines from The Geometry of Pasta. I still take the book off the shelf from time to time to learn what a pasta name means… or just to find a shape that pushes my brain in a different way. So, I loved The Strategist’s recent “Fancy Pasta Shapes, Ranked.”

“Springy Sicilian pasta coils that dangle like your grandma’s old landline cord.”

“In addition to knots, they look like little spaceships, or a Frenchwoman’s advanced scarf-tying technique, and trap sauce with wild abandon.”

“Not gnocchi as you know it, but puffy Pac-Man-like shells….”

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