Cappelletti, Caplet, Cappeletto

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Region: Emilia-Romagna,particularly around the towns of Modena and Bologna, 
Made with: They are both are typically stuffed with a meat-and-cheese mixture and made with egg and durum wheat pasta dough.
About: Meaning “little cap” Cappelletti are about the size of a quails egg. Cappelletti are served in a rich meat broth on Christmas day. The tradition comes from Emilia-Romagna.  Cappelletti are slightly larger than they’re  often confused cousin Tortellini.

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Cappelletti, Caplet, Cappeletto (small size), Cappelaccio, Tortello (large size)


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