Spaghetti is one of the most popular pasta products in the world. Its Italian originated. Italians produce Spaghetti from semolina and other countries mostly produce it from flour. It’s one of the main reasons Italian and other countries’ spaghetti’s taste is really different. Spaghetti has traditional dimensions as 50 cm long but today it’s producing on 20-30 cm. Italians are producing spaghetti since 12th century and word’s origin is coming from spaghetto which means thin string. Spaghetti’s sauce is very important like Spaghetti itself. Italians mostly use parmesan cheese as sauce and also tomato sauce is popular. How many popular ways are there to cook Spaghetti?
Traditional Spaghetti is the Italian style and it’s the most popular cook recipe of Spaghetti in the world. Italians use various sauces for traditional spaghetti. Tomato sauce is a classic. Also some traditional restaurants prepare an herb mixture sauce. Also some tourist regions prepares Spaghetti sauce with ground beef.
Fideo or Mexican Spaghetti with popular name is another Spaghetti recipe. Fideo is the Mexican version of noodle and it’s spicier than Italian version. Europeans mostly cook Fideo with chili powder and skinned tomatoes.
Greek Spaghetti is classic Eastern Europe style spaghetti. Olive oil, feta cheese, fresh spinach and cherry tomatoes are the main ingredients for this recipe’s sauce. Greek Spaghetti is mostly using in diet lists. Also Europeans like to eat it on dinner.
Spaghetti Bolognese is one of the most popular recipes in Italy. Each part of Italy prepares a different traditional sauce for Spaghetti Bolognese today but traditional sauce needs Worchester sauce, honey and paprika. Spaghetti Bolognese needs at least 45 minutes of boiling but it’s very late for customers so it’s only possible to eat real Spaghetti Bolognese in home.
Spaghetti Carbonara or Pasta alla carbonara with its Italian name is also a popular recipe in Italy. Key points in taste of Spaghetti Carbonara are quality of olive oil and Parmesan cheese. It’s possible to see bacon fat usage in Spaghetti Carbonara in various areas of Italy. Also eggs must be fresh.
Lemon Spaghetti is what Italians like to it in dinner. Also it’s popular in America. It’s very light recipe so it’s possible to see it all diet lists. Lemon juice and Parmesan mixture is not a worldwide accepted taste but especially strong lemon juice taste is making the Lemon Spaghetti unique.
Pinoy Spaghetti is the Filipino style spaghetti popular in Philippines. Recipe needs sugar, banana catch up and hotdogs. Especially young people of Philippines love this taste and it’s a very cheap and popular food. Some restaurants also add Cheddar Cheese and pork ground meat to original recipe.
Beefy Spaghetti is what Italian restaurants cook in United States. Sauce needs ground beef. Also quality of Parmesan cheese is the key point of taste. Luxury restaurants bring Parmesan Cheese from Italy.
Today there are thousands of restaurants cooking spaghetti in Italy. Most of them are serving to tourists and it’s very hard to find the authentic taste of spaghetti.
Traditional restaurants in Italy also serve Spaghettoni, Spaghettini and vermicelli. Spaghettoni is a thick version of traditional spaghetti. It takes more time to cook than classic spaghetti and Italians mostly eat it in religious days. Vermicelli and Spaghettini are thin versions of classic spaghetti and their cook time is less.
Authentic Spaghetti sauce includes herbs. Some of the herbs using in traditional sauce are basil and oregano. But today restaurants using herbs in sauce is very few because of allergy to some herbs and expensive herb prices in market especially in Northern Italy.