Tag: Emilia Romagna

Emilia-Romagna, Pasta Types, Strozzapreti


      Anticlerical pasta? Strozzapreti, meaning  priest choker or strangler, are an elongated version of cavatelli. Slight variations of this usually hand rolled pasta are traditional in most of Central Italy, especially Emilia-Romagna, Umbria, Tuscany and Marche.   Like...

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Emilia-Romagna, Passatelli, Pasta by region, Pasta Types


Passatelli: an unusual type of pasta! I only recently discovered passatelli, probably because they’re not typical in many parts of Italy. Although you can find them in Marche and Lazio, they are considered to be essentially Romagnolo (from Emilia-Romagna). I came across them whilst doing...

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