Definition of tagliatelle in English:



  • Pasta in long ribbons.

    • ‘At last Sainsbury's have increased their range of fresh pastas, until recently they only had penne, tagliatelle or spaghetti.’
    • ‘The tagliatelle with wild mushrooms in extra virgin olive oil is a simple, earthy dish though more exciting features include fish lasagne and gossiping media types.’
    • ‘Caspian reached out and put some of the tagliatelle on his fork, then held it up.’
    • ‘I ordered tagliatelle as a side with olive oil and garlic and this time it was my turn for sticker shock.’
    • ‘I've tried spaghetti, fusilli, penne, tagliatelle, linguini and those funny shell-shaped ones.’
    • ‘We make angel hair, pappardelle, tagliatelle and cannelloni.’
    • ‘Details are not given, but from a 10th-century Arab recipe we know that at that time it meant a product like tagliatelle; strips cut from a thin sheet of dough.’
    • ‘The duck breast with fruit, tagliatelle with mullet fillets, and kebabs with spinach are particularly good.’
    • ‘Much better was sweet, tacky chestnut flour tagliatelle with firm little shrimps and mushrooms.’
    • ‘The pastas include lasagne, spaghetti, tagliatelle, macaroni, tortellini and capellini, so you're not going to get much more Italian than that!’
    • ‘Toss tagliatelle in pesto and season with salt and pepper to taste.’
    • ‘Cook the tagliatelle in boiling salted water until al dente.’
    • ‘I don't think I ever had had beef stew with such pasta, even though although they serve stew with egg pasta like tagliatelle, but it was not soupy at all, and tasted actually good.’
    • ‘Serve hot on a bed of tagliatelle al dente and sprinkle some freshly-grated Parmesan cheese over it.’
    • ‘Drain the tagliatelle and divide among four shallow pasta bowls.’
    • ‘While the chicken is cooking, drop the tagliatelle into boiling water and cook according to the instructions on the packet.’
    • ‘Why, he explained, would you want to compromise supper and the delicious sauce you have spent hours brewing with a third-rate packet of tagliatelle?’
    • ‘Yet a gondola loaded with chilled, fresh tagliatelle and spaghetti is now a must-have fixture in any supermarket catering for the middle classes.’
    • ‘I cooked lunch for a journalist yesterday and I hadn't planned anything, so I just got three egg yolks, a little bit of flour - mixy, mixy, mixy - rolled it out and then made tagliatelle.’
    • ‘Serve with lightly olive-oiled, nested tagliatelle and whatever green veggie looks fresh.’
    • ‘Italian company La Favorita Fish has produced a range of exotically flavoured tagliatelle that can enhance your regular pasta dish no end.’
    • ‘Although the presence of gluten in wheat flour has been utilized to create a variety of pasta shapes, such as noodles, spaghetti, and tagliatelle, gluten is not an essential human nutrient.’
    • ‘Neo-Basque and traditional French dishes are on offer, like pork fillet mignon with fresh tagliatelle or pollock with olive oil mashed potatoes.’
    • ‘The tagliatelle had been sitting under a hot lamp for so long that it looked like a mound of bleached bootlaces, only crispier.’
    • ‘Daniela, our other teen, she from Cancun, chatters away at everyone in Spanish, English, French, and even the occasional Chinese, while waiting to cook off the vegetable tagliatelle.’


Italian, from tagliare ‘to cut’.