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  • n. A type of hand-rolled dumpling, or gnocchi

Etymologies

From the Italian (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • At Telepan on the Upper West Side, Bill Telepan uses the greens in pierogis, while East Village chef Marco Canora of Hearth blanches the greens, squeezes them dry, and mixes them with ricotta, Parmesan and nutmeg to make malfatti, a kind of messy ravioli.

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  • Raves for the stracciatella, the pollo alla diavola (crispy-skinned chicken with zingy chili flavoring) and the malfatti al Maialino (suckling pig ragu) with arugula.

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  • She'd also made malfatti pasta with homemade pesto, roasted chickens, roast fennel, lentils with cumin and yoghurt, potatos with garlic and...ummm...other wondrous things.

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  • The people voted and awarded the Golden Rasher for most creative use of bacon in Shift Two. presented malfatti all'amatriciana, which is pillowy ricotta gnocchi (no potato at all) in a tomato-based sauce with house-cured pancetta, red onion and fresh marjoram.

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  • The Signature Room's bacon pastrami, and Piccolo Sogno's malfatti all'amatriciana.

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  • Especially gnocchi malfatti, if you know them: you take portions of dough with a spoon and drop them into boiling water.

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  • Mr. Anderer turns the legs of his suckling pigs into soft braised meat for a perfect pasta dish of torn shreds of malfatti mixed with arugula, nutty and sweet.

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  • Video: Exclusive River Cafe recipe - Swiss chard and ricotta malfatti

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  • I was a bit disappointed that they didn't have the malfatti or the beet raviolis (as I had a friend with me from out of town, and had been raving to her about the malfatti.)

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