- From the Italian (Wiktionary)
- Italian, pl. of mostacciolo, cake, bun, from Latin mustāceum, cake made with must, from mustum, must; see must3. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Substitute another pasta, such as penne or mostaccioli, if you prefer.”
“It's going to take a whole lot more than mostaccioli to fix these problems.”
“Every event that happened on our street was commemorated over a pot of mostaccioli, made by the neighborhood matriarch, Marge.”
“Scappi gives a recipe for Milanese mostaccioli, which are about the size of two fingers, and are flavored with aniseed and a grain or two of musk—a highly exotic ingredient.”
“But opted for the mostaccioli side, with his wonderful Alfredo sauce.”
“We met for a gorgeous mostaccioli lunch once a week at the same restaurant (I don't know if the attraction was the pasta or the buxom waitress).”
“Signora Mameli would be creating plump marrons glaces; Signora Bernasconi making her signature pistachio torrone; and the somewhat ancient Signora Valzani, her mouth-watering mostaccioli alla Romana - all amidst a vociferous reprise of the year's more personal events.”
“The mostaccioli dinner will be held at the St. Joseph Hall, 1145 Aspen Road.”
“Honey glazed ham, sirloin of beef, chicken, mostaccioli; sides include sweet potatoes, corn, green beans and mashed potatoes and gravy, tossed garden salad or creamy coleslaw and chunky fruit salad and chocolate mousse.”
“Among the changes: The fish fry now is also served on Wednesdays; lasagna and ravioli are off the menu, but mostaccioli and meatballs have been added.”
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My favourite is potato
gnocchi,interesting that lists
devoted to pasta exclusively
missed pasta puttanesca,those who
really textually mine dictionaries
would not miss...
Who knew unleavened dough and homey Italian know-how could taste so good?
...and look so great!
The little phrases that signify that your words might not necessarily say exactly what you want to express.
Words that I like.
Many may be lexicographically impotent due to a lack of citations and definition. Hopefully I'll be able to rectify this eventually.
Because John's and colleen's and Lampbane's lists are their own, and they're such pasta hogs I have to make sure I get some for myself. :)
Includes noodles and other noodle-based items...
A selection of the creative and interesting types of pasta, for all WORDIE users to enjoy!
I love pasta, in all its numerous forms.
Just because I love them, doesn't mean I've tried them--though I aspire to. I love all pasta on principle. I'm about 70% pasta by weight.
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Looking for tweets for mostaccioli.