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FICO Eataly World Bologna

November 15, 2017 is the day of the opening ceremony of FICO Eataly World Bologna, the world’s largest agri-food park. FICO, which stays for “Fabbrica Italiana Contadina” is an Expo dedicated to Italian biodiversity and culinary traditions, to see the processes behind the making of food, particularly for the Emilia-Romagna region. …

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EMILIA FOR FOODIES

“Emilia for foodies, Foodies in Emilia” sounds like a tongue-twister, instead, is the name of the new Full-Day Food Tour we have designed for foodies and people curious about the food and wine culture of the Emilia-Romagna region. The first stop is at Modena’s covered food market “Mercato Albinelli”. The …

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EMILIA-ROMAGNA MEETS AMERICA

Emilia-Romagna meets America with an exchange of articles on the traveler’s soul and the most stunning landscapes of the United States. We usually talk about food tourism, but tourism means to us TRAVELLING in capital letters and sharing the beauty of Mother Earth. We have expressed the emotions experienced in …

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The food Artisans

Who are the Food Artisans? An artisan is someone making with his/her hands something that cannot be duplicated or standardized; this is often a family-run activity. For us from Emilia Storytellers, the Food Artisans are people who create food culture by respecting tradition and their land but who also look …

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Mini-chefs at the Farm

Last 18 August, our Educational Farms welcomed two wonderful Japanese families. With their kids, Mari and Yoko enjoyed a cooking class to learn the Emilian art of homemade Pasta. Rolling the dough by the rolling pin and making with their hands some of our most typical stuffed pasta such as …

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Gastronomic holidays in Emilia-Romagna

The Emilia-Romagna region is having an unprecedented boom in tourism, especially for food and wine holidays. Thanks to the virtual pen of renowned food and wine reviewers, travel bloggers, food bloggers, and influencers, Bologna and Modena have become top destinations for food-trotters. Bologna for it is known as “the Fat”, …

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CAMPERS IN THE VINEYARD

A special thanks to Tessa and Jeroen from the Netherlands for participating in our Wine Tour in the Bolognese Hills. They are travelling across Italy by camper van, discovering the good and bad sides of our Country. Camping is ideal to switch off completely and find a quiet spot in …

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COMING UP A NEW FOOD TOUR

A new Artisanal Food Tour is now available combining two food products representing Italy in the world: pasta and pizza. Saying just pasta in Italy is kind of too general, considering that every region, every town has its own pasta size to be dressed with a particular sauce: spaghetti alla …

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Bologna, Top Foodie City

Bologna is one of the 5 Top Foodie Cities in Europe, according to the eminent blog A Luxury Travel Blog www.luxurytravelblog.com Italians know Bologna as the Learned, the Red, and the Fat. However, today the capital of the Emilia-Romagna region is proudly named “Foodie City” abroad. Who are Foodies? In …

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Toast with Pignoletto wine

Last Sunday our wine tour in the Bolognese Hills was first of all a chance to make a toast with a glass of Pignoletto wine, besides enjoying a wine tasting . Our guests, Carolyn and her friends from England left the hot city of Bologna to visit the surroundings and …

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