Cannaroni, from the family of short, straight cut, ridged pasta, do not have a specific place of origin, although it is presumed that this pasta originated in Campania.
The name Cannaroni refers to the specific shape which is similar to a large barrel or the throat, called "cannarone" in Neapolitan dialect.
Cannaroni are often used for oven-baked dishes and are very good with meat based ragù or tomato sauces.
Available in 500g pack.s
Bucatini (also called Perciatelli) are originally from Naples and have an elongated shape with a round cross section and are hollow inside.
Bucatini all'Amatriciana are famous with tomato sauce, pork cheek and a sprinkling of pecorino romano (sheep's cheese).
This type of pasta is quite versatile and also excellent with sauces made with butter, meat or fish.
Bucatini are perfect with vegetable sauces too that are prepared with a tomato sauce with peppers, aubergines, courgettes, olives and capers.
Available in 500g or 3 Kg packs.