Tortelli di mele is a traditional Italian dessert from the Emilia-Romagna region, specifically found in towns such as Modena, Bologna, and Parma. This delicious treat can be found in local pastry shops and bakeries throughout the region, such as Pasticceria Gollini in Modena and Pasticceria Gamberini in Bologna.

Tortelli di mele is a type of fried pastry filled with a sweet apple and cinnamon mixture. The dough is made with flour, eggs, sugar, and butter, and then filled with a mixture of apples, sugar, and cinnamon. The pastries are then fried until golden brown and dusted with powdered sugar before serving.

This traditional dessert has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-food Product) designation, which ensures that it is made using traditional methods and ingredients. The specifications for Tortelli di mele include using locally sourced apples, traditional pastry dough, and a specific filling recipe.

Sources:
– www.pasticceriagollini.it
– www.pasticceriagamberini.it