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Tortello del Melo

A specialty of Montagna Pistoiese

In the small village of Melo, in the municipality of Abetone Cutigliano, for centuries has been handed down an old homemade dish which is still very popular, the exquisite Tortello del Melo.

Tortello is prepared by hand, with a mixture of eggs and flour which makes genuine, now only by housewives Apple trees or food from small shops . An exquisite product that differs from the other Tuscan tortelli to its tasty stuffed with ricotta massese, kneaded with fresh chard, parsley and nutmeg. A unique product for a uniqueness that keeps intact the strong taste of sheep's milk.

Once the tortelli del Melo were dressed according to the disposable income of households. Those who could afford it chose the wild boar ragout, others a simple butter cream or mushrooms. Who enjoy this product know to choose the territory, its flavors and aromas due to raw materials selected for its preparation, hailing from the land of Montagna Pistoiese.

The tortelli are perfect to combine with meat sauces, mushrooms or artichokes, 0 km with Tuscan reds soft that enhance the dressing and keep intact the taste of ricotta.

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