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RUSTIC LUNCH AT THE WINERY

Last May 13, we organized a rustic lunch at the winery for a group of Norwegian tourists ending their trip in the Bolognese Hills, after a cruise in the Mediterranean. This short lunch outdoor in a beautiful sunny day was a nice way to tell tourists about our local food …

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friends from Brasil

Thanks to our friends from Brazil

Last 11 and 14 April we welcomed a Brazilian family of Italian origin, Thiago Dalla Vecchia with his American wife Yael, and his parents Marisa and Vilson who came to visit Bologna from Caxias Do Sul. We organised for them our Artisanal Food Tour on the wines from the Bolognese …

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Local wine

Local wine equal bond with the land. A grape variety that has been lovely grown on that territory by a local vigneron thus becoming local people’s wine. Pignoletto is the most typical and distinctive wine of the province of Bologna. Historically produced in the Bolognese Hills from Grechetto Gentile grapes, …

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Food tour a Modena

Modena and Bologna, the heart of Emilia-Romagna

90-meter high, the “Ghirlandina” the bell tower of the Cathedral of Modena is the uncontested symbol of the town. Every Modenese person just loves it and feels at home as soon as he sees it. Same as for the Sanctuary of the Madonna of San Luca, the beloved “San Luca” …

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FOOD: A MATTER OF TASTE

“Food is neither good nor bad in the absolute, though we have been taught to recognize it as such. The organ of taste is not the tongue, but the brain, a culturally (and therefore historically) determined organ […] Definitions of taste belong to the cultural heritage of human society.” Quotes …

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I remember when i was a child…

I remember when I was a child the familiar smell of fresh baked cookies made by my mummy in the kitchen. Cookies were ready for me on the table, lovingly wrapped in a cloth, next to my favourite mug, milk and cocoa powder. Today, every time I smell an intense …

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What to see in Bologna

Visiting a city is a very personal experience. Some people read guidebooks and magazines before leaving; others prefer to go to the local tourist office and follow the recommended itineraries; others just hang around freely inspired by the city and the people met on the streets. Whatever your approach is, …

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THE OFFICIAL RECIPE OF “ RICCIOLINA OR TAGLIATELLE” CAKE

Bologna, the “fat” capital of Emilia Romagna is famous for a very popular dish that creates confusion outside Italy: Tagliatelle alla Bolognese. Abroad, it is often changed into “Spaghetti Bolognese”, which does not exist in Italy. The texture of Tagliatelle is particularly porous and rough, which makes it a perfect …

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