Penne is one of the most famous Italian pasta shapes and is loved across Italy. Penne, which means ‘pen’ in Italian, gets its name from its shape. The tube-shape with angled ends was inspired by the quill of an old style ink pen.
Penne Rigate (Semolina)
- 1 cup pasta
- 2 cups of water
- 1/2 tbsp. Oil
Use 2 cups water per 1 cup pasta.
Bring salted water with ½ tbsp. oil per gallon to boil.
Test at 7 mins.
Pasta should be tender yet firm.