Today we’d like to do something different: we’d like to give you a few reasons why we think you should come to Bologna.
Now, we might be a little bias about this, but we believe it would really be worth it for you, whether you’re passing through, or have a cheap flight connection, to come over and visit our beautiful town for a few days.
If you like chocolate and you happen to be passing through Bologna this week, you’re in for a treat! The 2016 Cioccoshow is kicking off today: it’s a big chocolate fair, stretching through the centre of Bologna, where you can try and taste a wide variety of products: hot chocolate, nuts and chocolate, marshmallows covered in chocolate… you name it!
Yesterday, 20th October 2016 started the fourth edition of MortadellaBo, the event dedicated to Mortadella Bologna IGP. Until Sunday, Piazza Maggiore will be filled with stalls, kiosks and food bikes celebrating the queen of Bolognese cuisine.
Italy is an old country, full of traditions that Italians strictly respect. Visiting Italy you immediately figure out that italians are so proud, so you have to adapt yourself to their culture.
There are several mistakes that tourists make with Italian food, be aware to not doing this in Italy.
According to the international magazine, Forbes, the Big Five Piacenza, Parma, Reggio Emilia, Modena and Bologna are the best cities in the world where you can find the finest cuisine, both for the quality and the preparation of its products.
Typical from the Emilia Romagna region, tortellini is the world most famous filled pasta. Tortellino comes etymologically from tortello, a diminutive of torta, which means pie in italian. Tortellini are called so because they are filled just like little pies.
Minestrone is THE classic Italian soup prepared in all Italy. It is made with healthy vegetables that will help you eat your five-a-day. It is a delicious soup, easy to cook in which you can add all your favourite vegetables.