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Also arrosto di manzo: roast beef. More common in Tuscany than elsewhere, where they also like their roast pork, or arista.

arrosto morto ('dead roast') is a stovetop roast, like a pot roast; it's 'dead' because it's just sitting there and not spinning around on a spit.

Plural arrosti.


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