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Language: Italian

Description: "Little dribbles." Long flat, narrow pasta, thinner than linguine, used in soups in Liguria and served with broad beans (US: fava beans).

Different types of pasta, with thanks to the unkown artist in Great Italian Cuisine by Luigi Carnacini

Pronounced: bah-VEHT-teh
Ethnicity: Italian
Most frequent country: Italy
Most frequent region: Liguria
Also known as: bavettini, lingue di passero

See places: Italian food and cuisine, Liguria

See foods and dishes: pasta

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