Introducing barilla collezione, a line of specialty pasta cuts inspired by the regions of italy.â barilla collezione bucatini originates from the region of lazio, home to the capital city of rome, italy. bucatini resembles a thick spaghetti but with a hollow center, known as the "buco" or hole. Historically, bucatini was made by rolling past dough over a smooth stick to attin the hollow center. our bucatini is pressed through bronze dies, to provide a texture similar to homemade pasta. Its robust shape pairs perfectly with rich tomato based sauces, vegetables and cheese.