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  • n. a circular form of ravioli

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  • n. small circular or square cases of dough with savory fillings


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Italian diminutive plural of cappello, meaning little hats


  • We have it on no less an authority than Sophia Loren that “there isn’t a town or village of the Po valley which hasn’t had the honor of bestowing its name on a special variation of those stuffed pasta called cappelletti little hats, tortellini, ravioli, and so on.”


  • Here goes … My new obsession: cappelletti in brodo.

    Spaghetti malfunction

  • Her cappelletti are so good: intensely savoury, a feast both comforting and light.

    Spaghetti malfunction

  • I've tried to buy "homemade" cappelletti, but nothing doing so far.

    Spaghetti malfunction

  • I go to Tuscany, and cappelletti – pasta knots stuffed with cheese, capon and pork, served in a clear capon broth – come from Emilia-Romagna, where they're a Christmas treat.

    Spaghetti malfunction

  • Naturally, in order to please both her now 92-year-old mother-in-law and her husband, Paola had to learn to make cappelletti in brodo, and this year, rather daringly, she has put it on her menu.

    Spaghetti malfunction

  • The cappelletti $18 — the word means " little hats, " but it ' s basically ravioli — are like little mascarpone-filled pillows, served in a truffle and butter sauce with some prosciutto pieces on top.

    Away From the Crowds

  • It made a quick and deeply flavoured sauce for cappelletti.

    Nigel Slater's bacon chops, cabbage and apple, and quinces with orange recipes

  • My mother-in-law began calling at 9:00 A.M. Those bags of cappelletti and ravioli that she had created were bursting out of her freezer.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: All in the Family

  • Happy Easter to you Plume - cappelletti means little hats in italian.

    Happy Easter


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