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heavy duty ravioli

The pasta is made of flour, semolina and eggs, while favourite filling are blood sausage, served with sautéed spring cabbage (cavolo cappuccino) and pancetta; another version, maultaschen di cipolla, are filled with onions, boiled potatoes, and pancetta, and topped with melted butter, parmesan and chopped chives; a third version is filled with beets (rape rosse) and parmesan, and topped with melted butter and poppy seeds.

Pasta Shapes and Dishes

Trentino-Alto Adige

Text © Dana Facaros & Michael Pauls

Image by Jeremy Keith