sedani rigati
Alternative namesSedanini, cornetti, diavoletti, diavolini, folletti; or zanne d'elefante if smooth.[1]
Place of originItaly
Main ingredientsdurum wheat, water

Sedani are a type of pasta slightly larger than macaroni, 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

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