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Literally “feathers”; pasta “quills,” with a hollow tubular form cut short on a slant (thinner than rigatoni).
Ligurian soured milk; often used in making pesto.
Sardinian dish made with Carta da Musica bread briefly soaked in warm water and topped with crushed tomatoes, grated Pecorino, and a poached egg.
Broad, flat pasta; similar to tagliatelle but much wider.
Penne topped with tomato, garlic, and peperoncino.