February 13 is National Tortellini Day

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(CNN) -- Today's unofficial holiday is National Tortellini Day!

February 13 is the day the signature dish from bologna, Italy shines in the spotlight.

The most common fillings found in tortellini are: ham, Parmesan cheese and white meat.

Tortellini's culinary relatives include: ravioli and tortellacci.

Popular sauce toppings are: Cheese, pesto and tomato.

Believe it or not there is a group called the Learned Order of the Tortellini.

Members of the organization wear red and gold hats that are tortellini-shaped.



 
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