Get your hands dirty making fresh traditional Italian pasta like:
tagliatelle with bolognese ragu, tortelloni with spinach and ricotta, tortellini with broth and lasagne bolognese
Authentic Bolognese & Italian Cuisine
Grazia’s hometown of Bologna is in the Emilia-Romagna region.
It is known all around the world for its quality of food and regional specialties.
The territory’s culinary delights include:
Bolognese ragù, handmade pasta shapes like tagliatelle, tortelloni, tortellini cooked in broth and other famous Italian specialties
The World Food Travel Association identified 13 psycho culinary profiles as a way to explain how people make different food purchase decisions. For some, the eating experience is more about the bragging rights of experiencing the most exclusive restaurants. For others, it could be more about the ambiance or whether the restaurant uses locally-sourced ingredients.read more
All flours are not equal
Although durum wheat and soft wheat both belong to the wheat plant, there are considerable differences between them.The durum wheat grain has an elongated shape and has a particularly bright yellowish color. It is cultivated in clay soils with little humidity, not by chance it is a typically produced in Southern Italy and the Islands. It is less resistant to bad weather and difficult to adapt to areas other than those where it is generally cultivated.read more
On Easter Sunday in Emilia-Romagna
At Easter traditional habits and dishes are part of many Italian families. In Emilia-Romagna on Easter morning, it is served the typical “pagnotta”, a kind of sweet bread, along with hard-boiled eggs previously blessed from the priest, and with homemade salami. I also put on my breakfast table the “ciambella”, a kind of delicious local doughnut that reminds me of my grandma.read more
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Let's make the best of your time in Bologna with learning how to make authentic Italian pasta!
Vegetarian cooking classes are available, please ask for it.