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Description: Tiny stuffed shapes made from circles of pasta, folded to resemble small ears, although they are traditionally said to be a copy of the navel of Venus, and filled with a stuffing, usually with meat. A speciality of Bologna.
Most frequent country: Widespread
Most frequent region: Bologna in Emilia-Romagna
Also known as: tortelloni
See places: Italian food and cuisine, Emilia-Romagna, Bologna
See foods and dishes: agnolotti, pasta, ravioli