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Pizzoccheri are a type of tagliatelle pasta made with buckwheat flour and usually served with butter and cheese from Valtellina. Pizzoccheri can be easily made, similarly to tagliatelle, by hand. They can also be found pre-made.
Thick, flat noodles made from buckwheat. They are generally a long noodle sold in nests but are also found cut in short lengths.
In Teglio, where pizzoccheri are said to originate, two fairs take place: La Sagra dei Pizzoccheri, celebrated in July and the festival of The Golden Pizzocchero, celebrated in September.