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Description: "Guitar." This refers a special instrument called a chitarra which shapes pasta into long, rectangular strands. A sheet of pasta is laid across lines of stretched wire, rather like an egg slicer. A rolling pin is then passed over the pasta and the wires achieve the cut.
|How a chitarra works, with thanks to the unkown artist in Great Italian Cuisine by Luigi Carnacini||
Most frequent country: Italy
Most frequent region: Abruzzo, Marche
See places: Italian food and cuisine, Abruzzo, Molise, Marche
See foods and dishes: maccheroni alla chitarra, pasta