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1An Italian soup containing eggs and cheese.
- ‘Anchovies in garlic and vinegar gleam, his signature artichoke leaves crackle, and you almost giggle hearing the sighs of satisfaction each time someone takes a spoonful of his dense egg-and-spinach-laden stracciatella.’
- ‘The stracciatella Romana, a chicken broth with eggs, spinach and cheese, was less pleasing.’
- ‘This light, satisfying, broth-based soup, known in Italy as stracciatella, pairs eggs with another springtime favorite, fresh shelled peas.’
2A type of Italian or Italian-style vanilla ice cream containing fine flakes of chocolate:‘two scoops of stracciatella’
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