pap·​par·​del·​le | \ ˌpä-pär-ˈde-lā How to pronounce pappardelle (audio) \

Definition of pappardelle

: pasta in the form of wide ribbons

Examples of pappardelle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Out front, a chalkboard displayed the day’s menu, and back in the kitchen, a chef wearing a mask and gloves had just made the pappardelle and fettuccine. Washington Post, "Rome’s restaurants reopen. Will diners return? Or just delivery riders?," 20 May 2020 Her recipes include cacio e pepe, butter chicken and short rib in roasted garlic tomato sauce with homemade pappardelle. Kimberly Wilson, Essence, "5 Black Chefs To Follow On Instagram For Easy DIY Meals," 18 May 2020 No cacio e pepe, bucatini all’amatriciana, or wild boar pappardelle for me. Jessica Puckett, Condé Nast Traveler, "This Pasta Maker Makes Me Feel Like I'm in Italy Again," 26 Mar. 2020 Add the pappardelle, and cook until tender, about 2 to 3 minutes. Erin Booke, Dallas News, "Craving pasta? Here’s how to make it when all you have is flour," 27 Mar. 2020 There is what Bulgarini calls his signature dish: pappardelle al cinghiale, a mild egg noodle pasta bolstered by an earthy ragu of wild boar. Patricia Escárcega,, "Review: At Bulgarini in Altadena, a gelato master tries his hand at pasta," 12 June 2019 The restaurant’s staple, according to Zediker, is the Bolognese ($24), which uses three different meats — veal, beef, and pork — and a little chicken liver to provide a heartier feel to the classic Italian sauce poured over wide pappardelle ribbons., "Olivia’s Bistro dishes upscale Italian in Nonantum - The Boston Globe," 24 Oct. 2019 The seafood-centric menu, from chef/co-owner Anne Conness, includes oysters, branzino with red pepper rouille, cioppino and pappardelle with lamb and pecorino. Hadley Tomicki, Los Angeles Times, "A ‘Breaking Bad’ restaurant opens in West Hollywood this week," 15 Oct. 2019 Watch it carefully, as pappardelle overcooks quickly! Jessica Yadegaran, The Mercury News, "Allison Arevalo recipe: Pappardelle with Roasted Pork and Mushrooms," 10 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of pappardelle

1899, in the meaning defined above

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“Pappardelle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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