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square strands of pasta

A speciality of the south, especially popular in Puglia. Troccoli are similar but a bit thicker than spaghetti alla chitarra, and often made with eggs.

The pasta is made with a small grooved rolling pin called a troccolo troccolaturo. Designated PAT.



Pasta Shapes and Dishes


Text © Dana Facaros & Michael Pauls

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