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al torchio

English translation: "al torchio"

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Italian term or phrase:al torchio
English translation:"al torchio"
Entered by: Cristina Mazzucchelli

08:07 Apr 1, 2005
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Food & Drink
Italian term or phrase: al torchio
Maccheroncini al torchio con asparagi e gamberoni
Rachel Cope
United States
Local time: 08:41
v.s.
Explanation:
it means that this kind of noodle is made using a "torchio", a special press used to make pasta, which is usually made of bronze...

this is a picture of them:

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Note added at 11 mins (2005-04-01 08:19:30 GMT)
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this is a picture of a torchio:

http://www.reber-snc.it/torchio3.htm

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Note added at 20 mins (2005-04-01 08:28:09 GMT)
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this is a picture of a torchio:

http://www.reber-snc.it/torchio3.htm
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Cristina Mazzucchelli
Italy
Local time: 16:41
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Cristina Mazzucchelli


  

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10 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +7
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Explanation:
it means that this kind of noodle is made using a "torchio", a special press used to make pasta, which is usually made of bronze...

this is a picture of them:

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 11 mins (2005-04-01 08:19:30 GMT)
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this is a picture of a torchio:

http://www.reber-snc.it/torchio3.htm

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Note added at 20 mins (2005-04-01 08:28:09 GMT)
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this is a picture of a torchio:

http://www.reber-snc.it/torchio3.htm


    Reference: http://www.pastazanini.it/catalogo_trafila3.html
Cristina Mazzucchelli
Italy
Local time: 16:41
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Italian
PRO pts in category: 12
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  reblack
3 mins
  -> Thank you, Rachel!

agree  writeaway: http://www.foodsubs.com/PastaShapes.html
15 mins
  -> Thanks!

agree  Rachel Fell: How about adding "old-fashioned pasta" or "traditionally made pasta" to indicate its type?
3 hrs
  -> Thank you, Rachel!

agree  Amy Williams
3 hrs
  -> Thank you, Amy!

agree  tania ceccarelli: io lascerei "al torchio", come tanti altri casi in cui rende la ricetta tipica, es: lasagne, risotto, saltimbocca, etc
8 hrs
  -> Grazie, Tania!

agree  Pnina
1 day 2 hrs
  -> Thanks!

agree  elysee: lasciare in IT ma in corsivo e tra virgolette essendo lingua originale - ma aggiungendo accanto la def. in inglese tra parentesi )
1 day 15 hrs
  -> Grazie!
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