It is made in the parts of Italy known as Apulia, Basilicata, and Calabria.
Its shape captures and holds sauces well. It is often served with rocket and tomato sauce in Apulia.
Cook dried Cavatelli 8 to 10 minutes, fresh 4 to 5 minutes.
Gnocchetti, Elbow macaroni
1 pound (450g) dried = 2 pounds (900g) fresh
1 part dried, uncooked = 2 parts, cooked