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RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Homemade Ravioli

Many styles of ethnic cuisine feature a filled dough or pasta. Wontons or dumplings are common in certain types of Asian cuisine and pierogies are enjoyed in areas of Eastern Europe. For Italians and Sicilians, the stuffed delight of choice is likely ravioli.

The word "ravioli" comes from the Italian "riavvolgere," which means "to wrap." Although the origins of ravioli are obscure, the earliest mentions of the dish date back to the fourteenth century. The pasta is made from thinly rolled sheets of dough, which are filled with cheeses or meats, then topped with another sheet of dough, and pr...

 

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