In addition to the wide variety of pasta shapes, podcast host Dan Pashman has invented a new one that resembles an oversized coma, which is now catching the attention of foodies.
It took Pashman, who presents the award-winning The sporkful, almost three years to create the new form of pasta called Cascatelli. Have a look:
Pashman also gave us a sneak peek at the pasta production process.
This is how the Cascatelli boxes are packed:
And the new form of pasta is already selling like hot cakes. “The last few days have been incredible. We sold our initial batch of 3,700 boxes of cascatelli in less than two hours. We started receiving orders for a second batch of 8,000 boxes (a number we had to commit to before the pasta went on sale) and that disappeared in 12 hours, ”the host shared in an Instagram post.
Pashman documented the creation of the pasta in a five-part ‘Mission: ImPASTAble’ series for his podcast. This new variety of pasta is supposed to maximize “sauce capacity”, “bake capacity” and “tooth sinking ability”, as reported by eater.com.
“I have three metrics that I look for in all forms of pasta: sauce capacity (how well the sauce sticks), bake capacity (how easy it is to put it on the fork and keep it there), and tooth sinking capacity (how well it sticks). satisfying is biting into it.) Many ways are great in one or two of these things, but very few do all three, “Pashman told Today Food.
Here’s how netizens reacted to the new form of pasta:
I just ordered some cascatelli, The Sporkful’s new form of pasta that has been in the making for three years. Super excited to load carb. pic.twitter.com/UnJFff0adA
– AngYouDontStop (@AngYouDontStop) March 20, 2021
May have taken @Sporkful 3 years to develop a completely new form of pasta, the Cascatelli, but it fell just like the stimulus, so I’m happy to pay $ 10 usd (includes shipping) to try it out.
– Naomi Donabedian (@CantaloupeAlone) March 19, 2021
– Nathan (@ NathansMusings1) March 23, 2021
– s quinn / sarah vienot (@fussfactory) March 22, 2021