Burrata Stuffed Tortelli from Villa D’Este, Lake Como

Lake Como is a quieter culinary destination in Italy. Try Chef Micheles delicious burrata and squid pasta in your home.

Burrata Stuffed Tortelli from Villa D’Este, Lake Como

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Burrata Stuffed Tortelli from Villa D'Este, Lake Como Chef Michele Zambanini
Lake Como is a quieter culinary destination. Stay at the renovated Villa D'Este for comfort and exquisite food.
Recipe Type: Primi, Pasta
Cuisine: Italian
  • Your favorite recipe for fresh pasta dough
  • gr 250 ( 9 oz) burrata cheese
  • gr 20 ( 1 oz) extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 medium size squids
  • Gr 100 ( 3 ½ oz ) chickpeas of Spello
  • 1 garlic clove
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Dry white wine
  • Fish stock
  • Salt and pepper
  1. Chop the Burrata cheese with a knife. Add the olive oil, salt and pepper to taste.
  1. Roll out the pasta as thick as desired, then cut in discs of 8 cm each side.
  2. Place stuffing in the center and close.
  1. Soak the chickpeas in water for a couple of hours then cook them in salted water.
  2. In a pan sauté in olive oil the garlic very thinly sliced and the squids cut in small pieces.
  3. Sprinkle with white wine, let it evaporate and add fish stock.
  4. Cook for a few minutes until fish stock is almost evaporated.
  5. Place the sauce in the center of the dish, add tortelli and garnish with chickpeas.


Michelle Tchea

Born and raised with a vegemite sandwich and chopsticks in the other, Michelle gathers her inspiration from artisan bakers, local farmers and talented chefs she meets on her travels. She writes for various international publications, covering food, health and nutrition, as well as luxury travel. Michelle's third book, My Little SoHo Kitchen celebrates her latest residence in SoHo, New York http://www.amazon.com/Little-SoHo-Kitchen-Michelle-Tchea/dp/981440862X

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