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Toss vegetables with shrimp linguine, pasta cooking water, lemon peel, and parsley.
The standards — cheese ravioli, egg fettuccine and rigatoni — are rounded out by rarities like gemelli, which is colloquially called unicorn horns, squid-ink linguine and custom-order fusi sheets.
The expansive menu also includes salads, calzones, pasta and entrees like hogfish piccata and clams and linguine.
This early-summer spin on linguine alle vongole, aka pasta with clams, brings peas, pea leaves and smoky-sweet chiles de árbol to the traditional twirl of spaghetti, tender bits of clam and buttery, briny pan sauce.
My inadvertent catch of the day was quickly cooked into linguine with fresh parsley and white wine sauce for a perfect farewell dinner to beautiful New Zealand.
Duck curry, shepherd’s pie, fish and chips, burgers, sea bass, crab linguine and other specialties emerge from the flawless kitchen in prodigious amounts.
Lou Reed bought linguine; Anna Wintour, pecorino; Uma Thurman, pesto.
While spaghetti is traditional, linguine or pappardelle work well, but avoid delicate angel hair or robust rigatoni.
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Did You Know?
The modern language closest to Latin is Italian, and the Italian word linguine means literally "little tongues". Linguine is only one of the types of pasta whose names describes their shapes. Others include spaghetti ("little strings"), fettuccine ("little ribbons"), penne ("little quills"), orzo ("barley"), farfalle ("butterflies"), vermicelli ("little worms"), capellini ("little hairs"), fusilli ("little spindles"), and radiatori ("little radiators"). If you're thinking about learning Italian, you could make a good start by just visiting an Italian restaurant.
LINGUINE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of linguine for English Language Learners
: a type of pasta that is long, thin, and flat
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