Emilia-Romagna

BOLOGNA

What to eat

Passatelli ( is a pasta formed of bread crumbs, eggs, grated Parmesan cheese,and in some regions lemon, and nutmeg; it is typically cooked in chicken broth) from Wikipedia

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Balanzoni or tortelloni bolognesi (Tortelloni are stuffed pasta, the same shape as tortellini, but larger. They are usually stuffed with ricotta cheese and leaf vegetables, such as spinach) from Wikipedia

Tagliatelle with bolognese sauce (long shaped pasta served with Bolognese sauce, prepared with tomato sauce, chopped meat, onion, carrot and celery)

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Tortellini in brodo (Tortellini are ring-shaped pasta,typically stuffed with a mix of meat (pork loin, prosciutto).they are usually served in broth). from Wikipedia

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Lasagne emiliane (traditional Lasagne seasoned with Bolognese sauce)

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Mortadella IGT (traditional salame usually used for aperitif or with Piadina)

cotolette alla Bolognese (chicken or veal cutlet fried into lard and than cooked into a broth and later served with a prosciutto (ham) slice and Parmesan)

Crescentine or tigelle (typical bread traditionally filled in with the typical cunza, a spread made from pork lard and flavoured with garling and rosemary, but cunza can be replaced with a choice of cold cuts, boar, rabbit, cheese, salty dressings or sweet spreads) from Wikipedia

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fritto misto alla Bolognese (variety of fried meat and vegetables: lamb, mortadella, courgettes, artichokes, potatoes, cauliflower, tomatoes)

certosino (traditional sweet mainly prepared with flour, honey, candied fruits, almonds, dark chocolate)

where to find authentic restaurants

AUTHENTIC ITALIAN RESTAURANTS MAP

More resources

  • RURAL TOURISM

If you are looking for farmhouses in Bologna area check on AGRITURISMO.IT 

 

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  • ONLINE RESTAURANTS BOOKING

If you want to book online restaurants filtred by local cuisine, check on THEFORK or on MISIEDO

PARMA

What to eat

cappelletti in brodo (stuffed pasta usually cooked into a chicken broth)

stracotto  (beef stew)

tortelli di erbette (tortelli served mainly with spinach, chard and butter)

bomba di riso (rice prepared with meat, tomato sauce, onion, mushrooms, Parmesan, mozzarella, cream cheese)

Parma ham DOC

Parmigiano Reggiano

picàja (tripe and stuffed breast of veal)

stracotto with polenta

spongata (pastries stuffed with honey, walnuts and candied fruits)

where to find authentic restaurants

AUTHENTIC ITALIAN RESTAURANTS MAP

More resources

  • RURAL TOURISM

If you are looking for farmhouses in Parma area check on AGRITURISMO.IT 

 

VIZEAT

  • ONLINE RESTAURANTS BOOKING

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FERRARA

what to eat

pasticcio di maccheroni (macaroni pie)

cappellacci alla zucca (cappellacci with pumpkin)

il risotto alla folaga  (risotto with bald-coot and with eel)

lumache in umido alla ferrarese ( dried salt-cured cod soused with apple vinegar)

baccalà marinato all’aceto di mele (cod fish seasoned with apple vinegard)

panpepato (a round, sweet cake prepared with almonds, hazelnuts, pine nuts, pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, and zest of orange and lime, mixed according to the variants with or without cocoa, honey, flour, or cooked grape must. The cake is then baked in an oven (preferably wood).) from wikipedia

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mandorlini del ponte (cookies made of almonds)

where to find authentic restaurants

AUTHENTIC ITALIAN RESTAURANTS MAP

More resources

  • RURAL TOURISM

If you are looking for farmhouses in Ferrara area check on AGRITURISMO.IT 

 

VIZEAT  

  • ONLINE RESTAURANTS BOOKING

If you want to book online restaurants filtred by local cuisine, check on THEFORK 

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