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tenerumi

shoots or tendrils

From tenero, tender. Tenerume (or tenerumi or tinneruma) can mean the soft part of something, or shoots or sprouts, or specifically the vine tendrils and young leaves of zucchini or cucuzza, used in soups and on pasta.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

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