The Tortellini was inspired by Venus' Belly Button npr.org/sections/thesalt/…
The distinct shape of Tortellini is supposedly from when an innkeeper was transfixed by the beauty of Venus. The innkeeper peeked in through a keyhole and saw Venus' navel. He rushed to the kitchen and created a pasta modeled after Venus' navel. Thus Tortellini was invented. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tor…

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