Maccheroni al pettine

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Fresh hand-made pasta dish

 
Maccheroni al pettine - Pro loco di Pieve di Cento
Maccheroni al pettine - Pro loco di Pieve di Cento

Typical Pieve's speciality. The "maccheroni al pettine" are made from hand-rolled pastry. You make squares of the pastry and scroll them on a stick after having pressed them on a ''comb'' (tool of the old frame once used by housewives for weaving) in order to give them the typical striping.

 

Here you have the recipe suggested by the Pro loco di Pieve di Cento, that every summer organizes the Sagra del maccherone al pettine (Maccherone al pettine festival).

 

Ingredients for the pasta

5 hg of flour

5 eggs


Preparation:

Mix eggs and flour; you cut large pieces from the mixture and roll them with a rolling pin. The sheet must be cut in stripes of 4-5 cm in order to obtain squares of thin pastry. You smake them scrolling on a stick after having pressed them on a ''comb'' (tool of the old frame once used by housewives for weaving) in order to give them the typical striping. You cook them in boiling water and dress them with meat ragù.

 

Ingredients for the ragù sauce

Minced pork

bacon

celery

onion

carrots

canned tomatoes

water

oil

salt and pepper


Preparation:

You finely chop celery, carrots and onion and make them fry.

You add the minced pork and bacon until the become of a gold colour. Add the tomatoes sauce and cook for about an hour.

 
 
 
 
 
Info on the tourist location

URP - Public Relations Office

 

Address: Piazza Andrea Costa 17 - 40066 Pieve di Cento (BO)

Phone: +39 051 6862611 

Fax +39 051 974308

 

Opening times:
Mon-Fri 7.45am-1pm

Sat 7.45am-1pm

 

 

Last update: 25-01-2019