Spaghetti, the most famous variety of pasta, is the oldest shape known. Spaghetti thickness varies from region to region. Most long pasta are designed to be served with simple sauces. Spaghetti pairs well with tomato sauces, vegetables and aromatic herbs. It is an extremely versatile and complimentary pasta, well suited to an infinite number of sauce varieties. Typical dishes are Spaghetti alla Puttanesca with olives and capers and Spaghetti alla Carbonara with guanciale and eggs.