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Fregola con arselle (Sardinian Couscous with Baby Clams)

Fregola (also called fregula) is a kind of pasta, typical of Sardinia, that looks and tastes much like Israeli couscous. Arselle are tiny clams that live under the sand right on the shore line. Although you might be surprised by the pairing, this odd couple makes for some delicious eating. Ingredients (to serve 4-6 people) […]

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Malloreddus alla campidanese

Malloreddus are a kind of pasta typical of the island region of Sardinia. Also called gnocchetti sardi or ‘little Sardinian gnocchi’ after their dumpling-like shape, malloreddus are made from durum wheat flour, water, salt and—a very Sardinian touch—a pinch of ground saffron. They lend themselves to a variety of sauces but perhaps my personal favorite […]

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Fregula e salsiccia (Sardinian Couscous with Sausage)

  A friend recently gave me a gift of fregula, a typical Sardinian pasta. I had heard of fregula, but had never eaten it—nor did I know any recipes for preparing it, so I dove into my cookbooks and surfed the internet for more information, finding this recipe for making fregula with sausages that intrigued […]

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