Strozzapreti Pasta

Strozzapreti Pasta
Other Names:
Perugia, Umbria, Italy, available throughout Italy
Made with:
They are made with flour and eggs but are also made with potatoes, bread, and fine bran flours.
Manufactured Strozzapreti are generally made durum wheat, salt, and water.
Strozapretti is a specialty of Raveo and Ovaro. They are found in central and southern Italy. A literal and amusing translation of the name means priest strangles.  They have many different names depending on where in Italy you are. These come in several shapes and lengths.
Strozzapreti Pasta

Strozzapreti, Strangolapreti

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