The Tortellino

Tortellino Pasta homemade

Tortellini are a ring-shaped pasta originally from the
Italian region of Emilia Romagna; in particular both Bologna and Modena claim to be its
birthplace.
They are sometimes also described as “naval shaped”, hence their alternative name
“belly button”.
The legend says Venus stayed at an inn, and overcome by her beauty, the innkeeper
spied on her through a keyhole, through which he could only see her navel. It was then
that he got inspired to create a pasta in that shape.
On December 7 th 1974, the “Dotta Confraternita del Tortellino” deposited the recipe for
the perfect Tortellino at the Bologna Chamber of Commerce.
Looking on the internet today, you can find some pretty weird ways of cooking tortellini,
but as a matter of fact, tradition strictly has it in broth only.

 

9 thoughts on “The Tortellino”

  1. Its Pleasure to realize your blog.The above articles is relatively extraordinary, and I extremely enjoyed reading your blog and points that you expressed. I incredibly like to glimpse back on a typical basis,post additional during the topic.Thanks for sharingkeep writing!!!

  2. Im a huge fan already, man. Youve done a brilliant job making sure that people understand where youre coming from. And let me tell you, I get it. huge stuff and I cant wait to check out more of your websites. What youve got to say is important and needs to be read.

  3. Thank you for another great post. Where else could anyone get that kind of information in such a perfect way of writing? I have a presentation next week, and Im on the look for such information.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top