Penne (Italian pronunciation: [ˈpenːe]) is a type of pasta with cylinder-shaped pieces. Penne is the plural form of the Italian penna, deriving from Latin penna (meaning "feather" or "quill"), and is a cognate of the English word pen.
Penne Pronunciation: PEH-neh Notes: This Italian pasta consists of short tubes cut on the diagonal, the better to scoop sauces inside. It's very versatile, and works well mixed with a sauce, or in a casserole, soup, or pasta salad. Penne rigate has ridges, the better to hold sauces. Penne lisce has smooth walls.
Copycat Olive Garden Pasta e Fagioli Soup. Verdict: This was fantastic and a perfect alternative to chili. I used ground turkey because we limit our red meat and frozen carrots and frozen chopped onion to cut down on the prep time. Thanks to @Hilary Delgadillo for telling me how to pronounce it: Pasta Fajol. Well, thats as close as I can get to the pronunciation.
Macaroni = maccheroni Pronunciation: mac-uh-ROW-nee Notes: This tubular Italian pasta used to be made by wrapping pasta dough around knitting needles. The term now refers to any small tubular pasta, all of which go well with chunky sauces. Elbow macaroni is curved, and is traditionally used to make macaroni and cheese.
RUOTE = ruotine = wagon wheels = wheels = ruote de carro Pronunciation: roo-OH-tay Notes: These are shaped like wagon wheels, and they're great with chunky sauces or in pasta salads. Substitutes: farfalle OR conchiglie OR radiatori OR penne
TRENNETTE Pronunciation: train-NATE-tay Notes: This triangular Italian pasta is similar to trenne, only smaller. Don't confuse this with trenette, which is a long ribbon of pasta. Substitutes: trenne OR penne OR ziti OR mostaccioli