Fettuccine is a close relative of the Fettucce and originate from central and southern Italy. It has a long nest shape, with a flat or almost flat section. It is between 0.040" - 0.043 " thick.
Fettuccine is best paired with fresh tomato-based sauces with vegetables and herbs, or with quick hot sauces made with extra virgin olive oil, garlic, red hot peppers and anchovies. Other perfect matches are fish-based sauces with shell fish and seafood, and with white sauces made of cream, mascarpone, soft cheeses, adding spices like saffron, radish, curry and ginger.