Tortelli di San Giuseppe, Turtei ad San Giusèpp

Tortelli di San Giuseppe, also known as Turtei ad San Giusèpp in the Emilian dialect, is a traditional dish from the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. This dish is typically served on March 19th, which is the feast day of Saint Joseph, and is a popular dish during the spring season.

Tortelli di San Giuseppe can be found in various towns and communes throughout Emilia-Romagna, including Modena, Bologna, and Ferrara. It can be purchased at local markets, specialty food shops, and bakeries. Some popular stores that sell Tortelli di San Giuseppe include La Bottega del Tortellino in Modena and La Vecchia Scuola in Bologna.

The recipe for Tortelli di San Giuseppe typically consists of a filling made from ricotta cheese, spinach, and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, which is then wrapped in fresh pasta dough. The pasta is then boiled and served with a butter and sage sauce. Another popular recipe variation includes a filling made from potatoes and leeks.

Tortelli di San Giuseppe has been recognized as a PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Product) by the Emilia-Romagna region. This recognition ensures that the dish is made using traditional methods and ingredients, and meets specific quality standards. Some of the specifications for Tortelli di San Giuseppe include the use of fresh pasta dough, a filling made from ricotta cheese and spinach, and a butter and sage sauce.

– “Tortelli di San Giuseppe: la ricetta originale” (
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– “La Bottega del Tortellino” (
– “La Vecchia Scuola” (