malloreddus

Pronunciation: [mahl-loh-REHD-duhs]

Italian for "small bulls." Small, ridged and elongated pasta; often flavored with saffron. Also called ciciones and macarones.

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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