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Pasta in long ribbons.
- ‘Serve hot on a bed of tagliatelle al dente and sprinkle some freshly-grated Parmesan cheese over it.’
- ‘Italian company La Favorita Fish has produced a range of exotically flavoured tagliatelle that can enhance your regular pasta dish no end.’
- ‘Neo-Basque and traditional French dishes are on offer, like pork fillet mignon with fresh tagliatelle or pollock with olive oil mashed potatoes.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘The duck breast with fruit, tagliatelle with mullet fillets, and kebabs with spinach are particularly good.’
Italian, from tagliare to cut.
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