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'straw' pasta

tagliatelle paglia & fieno: paglia is the green, spinach-coloured (hay) and fieno is the yellow (straw) tagliatelle. Common sauces are bolognese, marinara, or cream.

Fieno is also a kind of fine yellow pasta made in Lazio that resembles straw before it's boiled; it's also known as maccaroni canepinesi.

Formaggio nel fieno: made in Friuli, is cheese matured in hay.

Friuli-Venezia Giulia


Pasta Shapes and Dishes

Text © Dana Facaros & Michael Pauls

Image by Tommaso