|Alternative names||Trenette, bavette|
|Place of origin||Italy|
|Region or state||Liguria|
|Main ingredients||Flour and Egg|
|Cookbook: Linguine Media: Linguine|
Linguine (//; Italian: [liŋˈɡwiːne]) is a form of pasta – like fettuccine and trenette, but elliptical in section rather than flat. It is about 4 millimetres (0.16 in) in width, which is wider than spaghetti but not as wide as fettuccine. The name linguine means "little tongues" in Italian, where it is a plural of the feminine linguina. Linguine are also called trenette or bavette. A thinner version of linguine is called linguettine.
While spaghetti traditionally accompanies meat and tomato dishes, linguine are often served with seafood or pesto. Linguine is typically available in both white flour and whole-wheat versions; the latter are usually made in Italy.
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