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Type Pasta
Place of origin Italy
Cookbook: Cencioni  Media: Cencioni

Cencioni [tʃenˈtʃoːni] is a type of pasta. The name derives from the Italian for little rag. Cencioni are oval and petal-shaped, with a slight curve, larger and flatter than orecchiette, with a more irregular shape and a rough texture to one side to help sauces cling better.

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