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minnicchi

pasta made on an iron rod

Also known as macarun chi fèr, miuich are made by rolling the pasta strips around a thin iron rod.

Other names for pasta rolled on rods across Italy include manatelle, strascinari, capunti, minuich, rascatielli, cavatieddi, cicatelli, cicatidde, mignuicchi, pincinelle, cazzarille, ciufele, cavasuneddi, gnuchitti and gnocculi.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

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