Doris authentic Italian bronze dye pasta. Bronze dyes have a more course surface texture and will create a more porous and chalky texture to the pasta. This is considered a more desirable texture for a pasta. The porous texture allows for the pasta sauce to adhere to the pasta and absorb the sauce. A thick spaghetti like pasta with a hole running through the center. The name comes from Italian: buco, meaning hole. Bucatini is common throughout Lazio, particularly Rome. It is a tubed pasta made of hard durum wheat flour and water. It is commonly served with buttery sauces, pancetta, vegetables, cheese, eggs, and anchovies or sardines.