What is zita?
Zita is a tube pasta that is similar to penne but with a
slightly larger diameter. Penne zita is approximately 1 1/2 inches
long. "Zita" refers to the type of cut. Most Penne pastas are cut
diagonally across the tube where the "Zita" is a straight cut
across the tube. The pasta is usually made of high-gluten semolina
flour and can be kosher.