― Pasta is typical of different cultures and countries, but the most famous varieties and recipes come from Italy. There are hundreds of different shapes of pasta with at least locally recognised names. Examples include spaghetti (thin strings), maccheroni (tubes or cylinders), fusilli (swirls), and lasagne (sheets). A spicy pasta salad is loved by adults and children alike and can be prepared anytime without much fuss. ∙ Here is a recipe of Asparagus Cheese Pasta Salad: ∙ [...].