Orecchiette con broccoli e salsiccia

We contemplated the name orecchiette as we made dinner tonight.¬†Orecchie means “ears” in Italian, and the -ette suffix renders a word diminutive. So, orecchiette means “little ears”. One look at this rustic pasta and you will agree that its name suits it well. Linguistic humor is a good thing.¬† Puns, spoonerisms, idioms, lexical ambiguity and …

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