In foreign countries the name of this shape turns into “shells”. They have a soft and cozy shape, a bowl, the exterior is scratched, while the interior is smooth. Perfect for fresh vegetables sauces.
How to pre-cook and reheat Shells as an Italian chef
double cooking instructions
Bring water to boiling point (optimal ratio: 1 liter of water each 100 grams of pasta) and add salt to taste (optimal ratio: 10 grams of salt each liter of water).
After salt has dissolved and water is boiling again, pour pasta into the water and stir frequently.
Drain pasta according to the precooking time on the pack.
Place pre-cooked pasta into a blast chilled at 4°C.
Refrigerate and use within 48 hours.
Boil pasta again in salted water for about 40/60 seconds.
Drain and sauté with the sauce.