Definition of orecchiette
: small oval pasta
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The deep indentation holding ricotta and bread crumbs in the orecchiette?
Choices include linguini with crab, spaghetti and meatballs, or an Italian staple, orecchiette with sausage and broccoli rabe.
One such recipe pairs asparagus with orecchiette, the pasta shape that resembles little ears.
The friendly wait staff does a commendable job of explaining what everything means to those who don’t know the difference between fusilli and orecchiette.
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