Definition of vermicelli
: pasta made in long solid strings smaller in diameter than spaghetti
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Go slowly – In some places a typical Eid morning might begin with a plate of Shir Khurma --a vermicelli and milk pudding spiced with cardamom and cinnamon.
The top-selling dish so far has been rice noodle bowl, a cold mixed green salad topped with rice vermicelli noodles, crushed peanuts and a housemade Vietnamese vinaigrette dressing.
For this dish, Olalia combines vermicelli with chicken, tomatoes, scallions and garlic rice.
Prices: Grilled beef with lop leaf ($6), spring rolls ($6), egg rolls ($6), salt and pepper tofu ($14), vermicelli ($11) and papaya salad ($10) totaled $53, before tax and tip.
The pho had a salty yet satisfying broth filled with white vermicelli noodles, with a choice of meat that can include thin slices of rare beef or chicken, accompanied with fresh herbs like mint or Thai basil and spiked with a jalapeno or two.
The menu is always changing, but might include a slab of unctuous caramelized pork belly with black garlic and vermicelli, or savory custard with chunks of spanner crab and flecks of lovage.
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VERMICELLI Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of vermicelli for English Language Learners
: a type of pasta that is like spaghetti but thinner
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