Macaroni (pasta): Macaroni (Italian: maccheroni) is a variety of pasta, made from durum wheat semolina, shaped like long tubes 5 to 6 cm long and 5 to 6 millimeters in diameter.
The term derives from an Italian dialect word, macarone (literally "thin paste"), probably of Greek origin. History: According to legend, macaroni were brought to Italy from distant China, by Marco Polo, in 1292. This hypothesis has been refuted since lo ...
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