Acini di pepe [ˈaːtʃini di ˈpeːpe] are a form of pasta. Their name is Italian for "grains of pepper". Acini di pepe work well in soups or cold salads. They are also sometimes referred to as pastina (Italian for "tiny dough"); however, some pasta makers distinguish pastina as smaller than acini di pepe.
Campanelle [kampaˈnɛlle] (Italian for "bellflowers" or "little bells"), is a type of pasta which is shaped like a cone with a ruffled edge, or a bell-like flower. It is also sometimes referred to as gigli or riccioli.  It is intended to be served with a thick sauce, or in a casserole.
Capellini (Italian pronunciation: [kapelˈliːni], literally "little hairs") is a very thin variety of Italian pasta, with a diameter between 0.85 and 0.92 millimetres (0.033 and 0.036 in). Like spaghetti, it is rod-shaped, in the form of long strands.
Whole-grain Penne with Walnuts, Caramelized Onions, and Ricotta Salata Recipe If you've never cooked with whole grain pasta, this is the recipe to try. Big, bold flavors–toasted walnuts, caramelized onions, and hard ricotta (ricotta salata)–pair well with the nutty flavor of whole grain noodles.