Confused about how to recognize authentic Parmigiano Reggiano? Here's a simple guide.
Bologna vs Florence: Which is Better?
Unsure whether to visit and/or stay in Bologna or Florence? In this post, I give you some points to ponder.
Five Things to Eat in Bologna (Besides Tortellini and Tagliatelle)
Bologna is known for its rich culinary tradition, although most people are only familiar with the stars of Bolognese cuisine. Well, I suggest you experiment a little and try the five dishes I describe in this post!
Emilia-Romagna’s Spring Delicacy: The Green Asparagus of Altedo
No other vegetable symbolizes spring in Emilia Romagna more than the prized ‘asparago verde di Altedo,’ grown north of Bologna.
The Real Spaghetti Bolognese Are with Tuna
Did you know?! The real spaghetti alla bolognese are with tuna. Read on for the interesting story and fierce debate surrouding the dish.
Bologna’s Christmas Cake: Certosino
Forget Panettone and Pandoro: in Bologna, you've got to do Certosino when it's Christmas time.
Is FICO Eataly World (Bologna) Worth the Trip To the Outskirts of Town?
Here's a concise guide to FICO Eataly World to help you understand if it may be a fit for you or not and plan your visit accordingly.
Where to Eat Gelato in Bologna – My Top Picks
When the weather gets hot in Bologna, there are only two things you can do: find shelter under porticos, and eat gelato.
Tagliatelle alla Bolognese: Recipe and Rules
How do you make tagliatelle alla bolognese? And more fun bits about one of Bologna's quintessential dishes.
Learning How to Make Fresh Pasta in Bologna
I'm not exactly a skilled cook, but I've finally learned how to make tortelloni, a typical fresh pasta dish from Bologna, thanks to Le Cesarine.
Formaggio di Fossa: The Cheese from Romagna You Must Try
Ever heard of Formaggio di Fossa? It's quite the delicacy and it hails from Romagna. Plus, its method of production is quite unique...
The Foodie Guide to Carnival in Emilia-Romagna
Carnival is a time to indulge...here are the most popular treats to feast on in Emilia-Romagna!
Foodie Must-See: Inside the Historic Atti Bakery
Let's head inside the historic Atti store, an institution in Bologna when it comes to fresh pasta, bread and pastry making of the Bolognese tradition.
Yum! Parma’s Food Valley: A Foodie’s Paradise
If you love Italian food and wine, you should definitely head to the Parma area, home to some of Italy’s most famous food products, including Parmigiano-Reggiano, Prosciutto di Parma, Culatello di Zibello, and much more!
Ten Culinary Treats from Emilia-Romagna You Must Try
A trip to Emilia-Romagna calls for the discovery of its many delicacies, so here are some of the top culinary delights you can't miss when in the area!
Convivial Bologna: A tour of the City’s Classic Osterie
The classic Bolognese osteria, often tucked away under a portico, with a simple yet charming décor oozing coziness, excellent local cuisine and affordable prices, recalls that spirit of conviviality and joviality that is so typical of Bologna.
Pasta Fresca Emiliana: A Primer
Emilia-Romagna is fresh pasta heaven. But with all those variations on names and types, it may get a little confusing! No worries: after reading this post, you will know the region's pasta like a local!
Bologna’s Sweetest Museum: The Gelato Museum
The museum for gelato lovers: Gelato Museum Carpigiani: 1,000 square meters dedicated to the history, culture, and technology of gelato. A must-visit!
Meet Bologna’s Mortadella Man
Meet Bologna native Davide Simoni, who's on a mission to make mortadella from Bologna known and appreciated all over the world.
Mortadella: Pink Delight
Learn all about the history of an ancient delicacy that has become synonymous with Bologna.
Il Mulino del Dottore: Making Organic Bread at a 17th-Century Mill
Visit a 17th century mill in the hills south-west of Bologna still in use to make all-natural delicious bread and pastry.
Bologna for Food Lovers
Bologna is renowned for its cuisine, and for good reasons! Take a tour through the medieval open-air food market for a unique foodie experience!
The Wines of Emilia-Romagna
Discover the rich and important tradition of wine-making in Emilia-Romagna and learn about the many excellent regional wines.
Discover Bologna’s Gelato University
A university for gelato? That's right: Carpigiani Gelato University in Anzola dell'Emilia teaches the art and business of gelato making.
Parmigiano Reggiano: The King of Cheeses
Authentic Parmigiano-Reggiano is only, and can only, be produced in one area of the world, located in Emilia-Romagna. Learn how it is made and how to best savor it.