Potato "Casoncelli" (ravioli) with Lagorai mountain dairy cheese and walnut filling

First courses


    Ingredients for Casoncelli misture:

    1 kg potatoes, 100 g flour 00, 
    1 tablespoon cornstarch (or potato starch), 
    1 tablespoon melted butter,
    1 egg yolk 
    salt, pepper and nutmeg

    Ingredients for the filling:

    1 tablespoon chopped walnuts, 
    2 tablespoons ricotta, 
    4 tablespoons aged mountain dairy cheese, quite sharp


Proceed as for the preparation of the potato gnocchi: cook the potatoes in jackets (steamed or baked). When soft, peel and mash on a wood cutting board. Let cool a few minutes, add part of the flour and then all the other ingredients and mix quickly. 

Roll out the dough in a single layer 1/2 cm thick.

Cut out 8 cm diameter disks; put a little filling in the centre of each disk.  

Fold the disks over, make large crescent-shaped ravioli and seal the edges with beaten egg white.

Boil the casoncelli, drain as soon as they come to the surface, mix with melted butter flavoured with thyme or sage and grated cheese. 

Recipe presented at the Festival del Vino Trentino by chef Riccardo Bosco of the restaurant ‘Boivin’.



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