aglio e olio

Pronunciation: [AH-lyoh ay AW-lyoh]

Italian for "garlic and oil," referring to a dressing of garlic and hot olive oil used on pasta.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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