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Pasta in long, hollow strands.

[Italian, plural diminutive of bucato, pierced, bored through, past participle of bucare, to make a hole in, bore, from buco, hole, bore, opening, from Old Italian, from a Germanic source such as Gothic *būks or Frankish *būk, belly, hollow thing; see bucket.]
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pasta in the shape of long tubes
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A Mount Etna-shaped mound of al dente bucatini is tossed with a sauce made from sardine and anchovies cooked with onions, fennel, saffron, pine nuts and raisins, and capped with a blizzard of toasted breadcrumbs.
They will be serving lunch in the coming weeks Some of the items on the menu include wood-fire oven pizzas, homemade pastas like bucatini cacio e pepe and spinach cavatelli, and desserts like tiramisu and mascarpone cheesecake.
PASTA WITH BITTER GREENS Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 2 qts water 2 lb bucatini or thick spaghetti 0.5 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic 1 Calabrian chili 2 tomatoes, diced 1 tsp salt 0.5 tsp pepper 6 oz butter 1.5 lbs bitter greens 0.5 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano 1 tsp salt 0.5 tsp pepper DIRECTIONS 1.
INGREDIENTS 80g piece of higher-welfare guanciale (cured pig's cheek) or smoked pancetta 10g dried porcini mushrooms 2 sprigs of fresh rosemary 80g stale rustic bread 1/2 tbsp black peppercorns 300g dried spaghetti or bucatini 2 large free-range eggs 50g Parmesan cheese Trim off and roughly chop the guanciale skin, then place just the skin in a blender with the porcini.
Lunch included chicken Milanese, bucatini pasta, cauliflower soup, and a beef tenderloin roast with mushroom and shallot cream sauce, with more food on the sides.
BUCATINI ALL'AMATRICIANA Bucatini is a long spaghetti-shaped pasta with a hole running through the centre (like long macaroni) Serves 4 Ready in 30 minutes Low-calorie cooking spray 250g smoked dry-cured back bacon rashers, all visible fat removed, chopped into small pieces 1 medium onion, finely chopped Half a tsp dried chilli flakes 2 x 400g cans whole plum tomatoes 2 tbsp tomato puree 500g dried bucatini pasta (or use spaghetti or linguine) Small pack fresh basil, shredded Salad, to serve 1 Spray a non-stick lidded frying pan with low-calorie cooking spray and place over a medium heat.
The traditional, and best, pasta for this is bucatini, which is a bit like a slightly thicker spaghetti but has a hole running through the hollow inside, if you get what I mean.
It certainly hasn't limited manufacturer's imaginations, who regularly churn out pasta shaped into the latest children's TV craze or even rude shapes to market for hen parties The core pasta categories are short pasta, such as penne (tubes) and conchiglie (shells); long pasta, such as spaghetti and bucatini; minute pasta, including orzo and macaroni; and pasta al forno, like lasagne and cannelloni which is usually baked.
March French Regional Dinner will feature Provence; menu: Salade de Melon (heirloom melon, dry-cured ham, field greens and extra virgin olive oil), Pates aux Pois-Chiches et Anchois (bucatini with anchovies, chickpeas, chiles and herbs), Bouillabaisse la Marseillaise (seafood stew in the style of Marseilles) or Gigot d'Agneau aux Herbes aves sa Ratatouille (leg of lamb, braised eggplant, zucchini, tomato and basil) and Galette aux Figues avec Glace au Miel de Lavande (rustic fig tart with lavender honey ice cream).
Fresh Herb-Parmesan Crusted Chicken Paillard a arugula pesto dressed bucatini pasta with balsamic stewed tomatoes
Another source told (http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/barack-michelle-obama-have-lunch-with-u2s-bono-pics-details-w471640) Us Weekly  that the Obamas and Bono ordered fried chicken sandwich, the sausage and kale pizza, and the bucatini cacio e pepe while seated at the restaurant's private dining room.