Bucatini, on the other hand, has to be extruded rather than rolled. This means that the pasta dough is fed into a machine that forces it through a perforated disk, very similar to a meat grinder. The shape of the pasta depends on the shape of the perforations.
Cookbook: Vermicelli Media: Vermicelli Vermicelli (Italian: [vermiˈtʃɛlli], lit. "little worms") is a traditional type of pasta round in section similar to spaghetti. In Italy vermicelli is slightly thicker than spaghetti, but in the United States it is instead slightly thinner. Vermicelli is also used to describe various types of thin noodles in Asia.
What Is Vermicelli? By Jen Wheeler | Published on Friday, August 25, 2017 Edit Although vermicelli may not have the most appetizing name (it translates, rather unfortunately, to “little worms”), the extra-thin noodles are quick-cooking and good with countless flavors, as proven by the fact that they’re used all around the world in meals from breakfast to dessert.