Once your water starts to boil, add pasta all at once. As the pasta softens, give it a stir so that all the pasta sinks into the boiling water. Angel hair pasta is very thin. It cooks in about 2 to 4 minutes.Source: Unknown
While pasta is cooking, in heavy large skillet, saute garlic in olive oil over medium high heat til fragrant. Add shrimp and saute til pink and cooked through
Add white wine, stir and reduce slightly. Add tomatoes and lower heat. Add basil and feta cheese and stir to blend. season with salt and pepper to taste. Don't overcook shrimp or they become rubbery. Set shrimp mixture aside til pasta is done. Drain pasta and add to the sauce. Mix thoroughly and heat til warmed. Serves 4 to 6
Ever wonder why you see numbers on packages of pasta, like Thin Spaghetti #9? In the early days, Irish, German, Italian, and Asian immigrants worked in pasta factories. They spoke so many different languages it was difficult for the factory managers to give instructions. In order to convey the distinctions between the various noodles, pastas were given numbers so that the employees understood which pasta they would make that day. "Today, we are making #9."