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A soft semisolid of firmer consistency than pap, but soft enough to flow slowly and not to retain its shape.
Synonym(s): pasta
[L. pasta]
Primary Angioplasty and STent Implantation in Acute Myocardial Infarction. A trial that compared the outcomes of two strategies of percutaneous coronary intervention: primary stenting vs. primary balloon angioplasty
Results Primary stenting resulted in a lower incidence of major cardiac events (repeat MI, TVR, and cardiac death) during the 12-month post-procedure and a lower 6-month restenosis rate in selected patients with acute MI
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For a chance to learn from the Master Pasta Marker himself and to win a trip to romantic, Verona, Italy, take a quick quiz to find out how Italian you are.
A pasta take on the classic Nicoise salad is made with cold, poached haricot verts (slender green beans), black olives, and chopped extra firm tofu.
Most commercial pasta is made from refined grain, which has been stripped of bran and germ.
Total pasta and pasta sauces VALUE ([pounds SHARE %C HG sterling]M) % Y-0-Y TOTAL PASTA 222 100 3 Ambient 128 57.
The kitchen, seen immediately by entering customers, produces many of the most popular pastas (even spaghetti and meatballs at lunchtime), but in the evening it tosses its spaghetti with the much more alluring combination of clams, garlic, bottarga (dark gray mullet roe) and a wine sauce ($13).
I am resolute in my hope that the strike will be over by then," said Lowry, who now finds himself demonized by many PASTA members on both sides of the picket line.
Pasta is loaded with complex carbohydrates, which food experts say are the body's best source of energy.
Arrange a single layer of a few herbs and flowers on top of 1 piece, leaving at least a 1/4-inch border of uncovered pasta around edges.
For people looking to adopt this way of eating, I recommend stocking up on pasta and whole grains, fresh fruits and veggies, fish, olive oil, nuts and legumes, and remember portion size is key.
Dan Rennell: The dry pasta category is seeing strong growth this year and has reached an all time high at $2 billion.
On the ambient pasta sauces side, authentic brands such as Sacla' are performing well in Waitrose, while on the dried pasta side the De Cecco brand continues to grow.