Recent Examples of linguine from the Web
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.
La Capannina is a tad touristy but makes delicious local specialties like linguine with scorpion fish.
Cook linguine per package directions, adding peas during the last 2 minutes of cooking.
The linguine with tiny, briny prawns; the sea bass carpaccio; the Parmesan soup with mushrooms; and a first-rate gnocchi with bits of thin, crunchy asparagus, all ended up on our table.
Pasta options are bucatini, fettuccine, maccheroni, fusilli, pappardelle, tagliolini, linguine, spaghetti, rigatoni and tagliatelle.
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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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