Tortelloni Zucca have been a tradition here at Il Moro
Tortelloni Zucca are served in a Pumpkin, adding to great taste also an a incredible look.
TORTELLONI DI ZUCCA
The original recipe goes back to 1584 when Giovan Batista Rossetti chef of Lucrezia d’Este published a cook book in Ferrara (Emilia Romagna)
Since than this recipe as been part of Emilia Romagna cooking tradition.
Gaetano Foiani Owner and Manager of Il Moro Was born only a few miles away from Ferrarra.
Foiani still remembers as young kid how he helped his mother to prepare this Holly day season traditional home made pasta.
The Tortelloni are filled with (salty and sweet combinations) pumpkin, fruit mustard, nutmeg, crushed amaretto cookies and than sautéed with a veal and chicken bolognese sauce flavored with a touch of cinnamon.