Local products24 February 2019

Recipe of the Week: Mendatica's Turle

Turle are potatoe-and-cheese ravioli from Brigasca culture and an ancient Cucina Bianca’s recipe from Mendatica.

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Credits: www.rivieraeventi.it

Turle are potatoe-and-cheese ravioli from Brigasca culture and an ancient Cucina Bianca’s recipe  from Mendatica.


  • flour 200g
  • eggs 3
  • potatoes 350g
  • soft toma cheese 1hg
  • grated parmesan cheese 50g
  • mint leaves
  • salt
  • butter

[credit e-borghi]


Boil the potatoes and once cooked peel and mash them, add 2 yolks, cheese and some ground mint leaf.

Prepare the dough by mixing flour, 1 egg and water to get a smooth mixture; stretch the dough using a and make big ravioli filled with the previously prepared potatoe mixture.

Cook them for a few minutes in salted boiling water and, once drained, sautee in a buttered pan with mint.

Serve hot with parmesan cheese; turle are also delicious with a mushroom sauce.

Buon appetito!


Inspired by Mariuccia's recipe from Imperia

Deborah Bellotti

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