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sedani rigati
Alternative names Sedanini, cornetti, diavoletti, diavolini, folletti; or zanne d'elefante if smooth.[1]
Type Pasta
Place of origin Italy
Main ingredients durum wheat, water

Sedani are a type of pasta slightly larger than maccheroni, with a similar slight bend. They can be smooth (lisce) or furrowed (rigati).

Initially named zanne d'elefante (litt. "elephant tusks"), they were renamed sedani (from sedano, meaning "celery") after the trade of ivory was banned.[1]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hildebrand, Caz (2011). Géométrie de la pasta. Kenedy, Jacob., Salsa, Patrice. Paris: Marabout. p. 224. ISBN 9782501072441. OCLC 762599005.