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tortiglioni

short ridged pasta tubes

Tortiglioni are the same as rigatoni, only with the ridges given a slight spiral twist. Some children and Italians will eat one, but not the other.

To add to the confusion, some tortiglioni on the market look exactly like fusilli. Why? Just because.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

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