Pronunciation: [rav-ee-OH-lee; ra-VYOH-lee]
Categories: Pasta Dishes
An Italian specialty of little square or round pillows of noodle dough filled with any of various mixtures such as cheese, meat or vegetables. Ravioli are boiled, then sometimes baked with a cream, cheese or tomato sauce. Chinese-style ravioli are called won tons; Jewish-style are kreplach.
From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.