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- n. a form of pasta similar to narrow, thick tagliatelle, from Liguria
Assuming these names meant the same as they do today, trenette were a kind of spaghetti with an oval cross-section; Pater Noster were very short ribbed tubes; and stellette were little flat six-pointed stars.
Malouin had almost certainly learned his trade in Naples, where, he tells us, thirty different shapes were in production, such as trenette, Pater Noster, and stellette.
In one corner of the village stood a Ligurian hostelry where make-believe sailors and fishermen ate minestrone or trenette with pesto amid coiled ropes and lifebuoys.
The traditional pairing is with trenette, a narrow fettuccine, a few boiled green beans, and sliced potatoes.
Drop the trenette into the boiling water and cook for 1 minute less than the package instructions indicate.
That orange-hued pasta (0: 54) reminded me of a trenette with ricciola (hamachi) ragu recipe that I've been meaning to try for ages; like many other love stories that have slowly simmered underneath the daily dramas in a restaurant kitchen, Ristorante Paradiso delivers pretty much the same.
Progressing up and around the peninsula, we move from Roman bucatini all’amatriciana, to Genoese trenette al pesto, then on to Milanese risotto and Bolognese tagliatelle al ragù.
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