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burtleina

savoury pancake from Piacenza

Burtleina

Also known as bortellina, made with flour, water, chopped onions and usually eggs, fried in boiling lard and served with cheeses or salumi, often at village festivals.

The Festa dla’ Burtleina takes place in early September in Casaliggio.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: sagreinborghi