Definition of pappardelle in English:

Share this entry

pappardelle

Pronunciation: /ˌpapärˈdelā/

noun

Pasta in the form of broad flat ribbons, usually served with a meat sauce.
Example sentences
  • Just as good and just as dense are barely sticky notched-edge ribbons of pappardelle mingled with earthy fragments of wild mushroom, toasted walnuts and melted pieces of more pecorino.
  • The pappardelle - a wide, flat ribbon pasta - is so fresh that you can actually taste its inherit wheatiness.
  • When the bustling streets of Florence get too much, escape to the garden of this family-run restaurant and eat fresh pappardelle with wild hare in the sunshine.

Origin

Italian, from pappare 'eat hungrily'.

Words that rhyme with pappardelle

melee, Pelé

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: pap·par·del·le

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.