This dish may be made with vermicelli, spaghetti, or any other Italian paste.
But catty-corners across was the back of that spaghetti mill.
The macaroni or spaghetti should be left unbroken when cooked.
Spaghettina is finer than spaghetti, and for sale at Italian groceries.
Dish them in a circle with spaghetti dressed with Parmesan in the centre.
Spaghetti, vermicelli, ...