Bologna is a difficult place for vegetarians, apparently. Most of the the classics of bolognese cuisine are based on meat and if you walk around our food markets you see salami and mortadelle at every corner. But for those who don't eat meat is it possible to survive? These are 3 classics dishes of bolognese cuisine without meat not hard to find in restaurants.
A walk under the sun in July? Too tiring? And if I tell you that you can drink and eat delicacies prepared by some of Bologna's most famous chefs, made with prime ingredients, and walk and rest between lavender and wheat fields and old farmhouses? I bet you've already changed your mind.
Yes, it happened. I finally had dinner at Osteria Francescana in Modena. I took a photo with Massimo Bottura, I ate his most famous tortellini with cream of Parmigiano Reggiano and met the fake national guard at the entrance.
Was it worth it? Was it the best dinner of my life? Let's start from the beginning.
If I ask to my friends which are the best tagliatelle of Bologna I always get the same answer: my grandmother's.
Well yes, it might be true but maybe the emotions sometimes give a better taste. Anyway these are my favourite tagliatelle
that you can find in Bologna's restaurants: it's not a rank and I didn't want just to compare the traditional "tagliatelle al ragù", but give you a wider range of options.
Souvenirs are always a topic of debate amongst tourists. How many time have you found yourself wondering through the airport, 30min before the flight, trying to find something more interesting of that trash keyring or ugly t-shirt? Me: lots of times.
Here's list of 5 original souvenirs to take home from Bologna that will make your friends gasp.
I'm so proud to show you a new gift created in collaboration with Riccardo Pagliani (who also designed Taste Bologna brand new logo). It's a map of Bologna, but a different one. Find out why and how to get it.