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chipolata

Pronunciation: [chee-poh-LAH-tah; chih-poh-LAH-tah]

Sometimes called "little fingers," these tiny (2- to 3-inch-long), coarse-textured pork sausages are highly spiced with thyme, chives, coriander, cloves and sometimes hot red-pepper flakes. The French term à la chipolata refers to a garnish of chipolata, chestnuts and glazed vegetables used to accompany roasts.