Fettuccine and Linguine

Fettuccine

Fettuccine (literally "little ribbons" in Italian) is a type of pasta popular in Roman cuisine. It is a flat thick noodle made of egg and flour (usually one egg for every 100 g of flour), wider than but similar to the tagliatelle typical of Bologna.

fettuccine n : pasta in flat strips wider than linguine [syn: {fettuccini}]

Linguine

Linguine (commonly mispronounced 'linguini') is a form of pasta — flat like fettuccine and trenette. It is wider than spaghetti, about 6mm to 9mm, but not as wide as fettuccine.

linguine n : pasta in long slender flat strips [syn: {linguini}]

Data Sources:

  • fettuccine: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • linguine: WordNet (r) 2.0

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