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fried flatbread from Piacenza


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.


Food Festivals

Pizzas, Focacce & Flatbreads

Text © Dana Facaros & Michael Pauls

Image by sagreinborghi