Unique things to do in Bologna
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Unique things to do in Bologna

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My Bologna. School of cooking and wine
First we take a coffee !!! After having illustrated my activity, we will begin phase 1 and begin to prepare the broth and Bolognese ragù that we will use to season tortellini and tagliatelle bolognesi. Phase 2 preparation of the dough for tortellini and the dough for tagliatelle and tortellini. Phase 3 tasting of wines from the Emilia region. Phase 4 cooking tortellini and tagliatelle, serving and tasting. Phase 5 release notebooks with recipes made in the course. Other things to note Let yourself be transported by a true innkeeper from Bologna who will make you drink and have fun in his beloved Bologna ... In fact I will speak in Italian / Bolognese to make your experience unique
Bologna Food Tour with a local
Visit and follow my IG Delicious_Bologna to check all our activities! ALL FOOD IS INCLUDED A walking food tour in Bologna from a local perspective visiting spots that you probably wouldn't find by yourself. We stop at some historical places of Bologna for tasting some delicious local food : - Italian breakfast cappuccino e cornetto - Brief visit to an artisanal pasta workshop - Regional cold meat, parmigiano cheese and local wine - Tasting of Aceto Balsamico di Modena (12 yrs - 25yrs old) - 3 homemade pasta dishes for lunch - Artisanal Italian gelato With my food tour you discover why Bologna has been considered the food capital in the world : Mortadella , Parmigiano, Aceto Balsamico, Tagliatelle al ragu, Tortellini in Broth are just few products you will taste during my food tour in Bologna. 4 Hours wandering the streets of the city centre, the food market, learning about the secrets of Bologna, legends, stories and culture. The tour is for max 9 people , a small group with a local guide to make the experience more personal. I have some co-hosts who lead tours, Riccardo and Gabriele are locals very passionate and knowleadgeable about food. At the end of the tour we provide you a big list with some tips to better enjoy your stay in Bologna. I also run an evening tour at 4.30pm, few stops are different, you can find availability on Delicious Bologna, or contact me for more info.
Balsamic vinegar taste&tour in Modena
The experience takes place at "Acetaia Malagoli Daniele and B&B" in the emilian countryside between Modena and Bologna. Daniele is Sofia's dad and at the age of 22 she turned his hobby for Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena into a business. The house is based in the emilian countryside, between of Modena and Bologna. What to expect? Well, first of all a warm welcome, but also a professional explanation - surrounded by ancient barrels - on the black gold of Modena. The Malagolis are always glad to welcome tourists at their family’s Acetaia and B&B and to share their knowledge and passion with them. This is an educational experience where you'll learn a lot about the traditions of Modena, but especially on authentic products and how to recognize them. You'll learn the differences between the IGP Balsamic Vinegar of Modena and the DOP Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena. They sound similar, they both are good products, but they are at the same time, different products, born for different reasons and it means that they should be also used differently. Moreover, you'll understand how to recognize them on the market. Last but not least: you can chose to come at 2:30 - as scheduled - or at 10:30 am or 4:30 pm. Chose the time that works better for you and tell it to us!
From Flour and Egg to five different kinds of Pasta
Hello and Welcome from Chef Dennis in one of the first and most recommended Home Food Class in town! Feel like home in our real Bolognese house in the very center of Bologna, 7 minutes walking from the main square. In our cozy and 100% safe environment, we'll feel how Pasta is an experience of Love and Tradition, made with the Fresh ingredients our Italian Mum would choose for us on a Sunday Morning :) I Promise it to you as I did to all the 4500+ (updated May 2024) happy people who took this class (*ALWAYS* write me before booking here) Starting from scratch, YOU'll make the dough manually, I'll tell you how to play with it and we'll make our own meal through - both - a traditional and a creative process. While YOU'll create all the different fillings, the proper sauce(and a surprise one, made right at the moment!). Then we'll have a break to taste 5+ different kind of cheeses and local aged ham. Guided and unlimited tasting it's necessary to learn a way to get a proper result that you will be happy to replicate back home. In this cooking class you'lI learn how to make filled and traditional pasta: Tortelloni, Tortellini, Ravioli, Agnolotti, Tagliatelle and Garganelli. So far just 4 classes finished eating all of them. It's not a challenge... A complete and "easy to reply back home" pasta class that wouldn't let you get lost in 1000 different superficials recipes :) A/C
The Secrets of Parmigiano Reggiano & Balsamic Vinegar
At the arrival I will offer you cofee break, and I will give you a lab coat for the access to the production area. I’ll bring you along a complete tour to discover all the steps of Parmigiano Reggiano’s production. We’ll see where the animals are bred and where the milk is mould. We’ll go into the cheese factory during milk processing and we'll witness in cooking and making cheese wheels. We’ll see then the process of salting and maturing up to enter the huge “caveau”, where thousands of cheeses wheels are guarded and laid out in long rows in the silent maturation rooms and where the scent of cheese will smell so nice and exciting that we won’t be able to resist till the final tasting of cheese and local typical products. Other things to note if the experience is full but you arrive by car, maybe I can add availability. please contact me and check

Cook authentic cuisine with local chefs

Stay Hungry Stay Bologna
FOLLOW MY IG stayhungrystaybologna and SEND me a message BEFORE booking to get a special deal and a bottle of wine as gift!! LISTED IN TOP 50 WORLD'S EXPERIENCE IN 2023!! Meal will be served in my cozy living room with a relaxing candle's light athosphere at night and jazz music in backgorund Air conditioning in all apt for complete relax We will start with a Aperitivo with a glass of wine and my HOMEMADE PIZZA very tasty! As main course YOU will learn how to make 2 DIFFERENT KINDS OF PASTA typical of town Tortelloni Tagliatelle WITH TWO SAUCES: Ragu' (Bolognaise sauce) Fresh cherry tomato sauce and basil You will turn a simple egg into a real dish starting from the scratch. YOU will make the dough manually and I teach you all the chef's secrets During meal, I'll offer a relaxing wine tasting You learn about the story behind each bottle and producer and how to match the perfect wine for the right food. Following my Wife's experience do to her sommelier work I will let you taste a variety of Merlot, chardonnay, Pinot grey and many more local wines UNLIMITED WINE is included, we can open whatever bottles you like :) Vegetarian Menu' 100% possible, all organic veggies DESSERT: Best TIRAMISU of your life following my grandma's recipe that we pass on by generations in my family since 80 years..! Got a cut red cat named Ragu' that will be around the house :)
Ten rules to prepare pasta at home
Join me in a fantastic cooking class, you'll be able to mix together flour and eggs the Italian way. I'll welcome you at the door wearing a mask. After washing hands, we'll have a coffee and small talk. You'll learn all the secrets to making the traditional fresh-eggs pasta and tips about the origin of our amazing food. I achieve a balance between demonstration and hands-on at the working station. We'll prepare two different pasta shapes and try to shape another three. Then you'll see me in the kitchen cooking and preparing the dishes. You'll sit at the table at a 1-meter distance from one another. In a few minutes, you'll taste what you have previously prepared from scratch, topped with different sauces. You can choose among meat menu - no pork Bolognese - vegetarian menu. Scheduling options and special menu are available, ask for them. https://www.instagram.com/graziaazzaroni/
Making handmade pasta in Bologna
We will make handmade fresh pasta and all the other dishes from scratch in a warm and professional real kitchen. It's not a demonstration, it's a real hands-on class of 3 or more hours where you will make and understand all the steps, guided by my 15-years experience in teaching. Handmade pasta is made using only the rolling pin (never talk to me about machines!) and it is a real art, maybe not immediate but challenging and you will be really proud of your work. At the end of the class you will have learned all the tricks of the local chefs so, when back home, you can astonish your friends with your amazing cooking. You can choose all the dishes we will make so PLEASE CONTACT ME BEFORE BOOKING in order to decide together what we are going to prepare. We can make tagliatelle with ragù (bolognese sauce, that has to cook slowly for hours...), tortellini, tortelloni with ricotta, ravioli, lasagne, starters, second courses and desserts. For a single guest it will not be possible to make 2 kinds of pasta due to technical times. IG @bologna.gourmet Other things to note The class starts around 10am and goes on about 3 hours, then we will have lunch with what we prepared, with a glass of wine. You can choose the dishes you prefer to cook, so CONTACT ME BEFORE Booking. This experience is perfect for team-building
Bio&Slow Food Excellences in Emilia
You need to be at Vignola railway station no later than 815 am: it is important to leave as early as possible since the Parmesan processing takes place only early morning,. You will be introduced to organic agriculture in Emilia Romagna and the territory of the Panaro river valley. Travelling from the edge of the plain to the hills and the Appennini mountains. Visit of a parmigiano reggiano dairy coop, seeing the magic ancient processing method of the cheese made with milk of the white modenese cow (slow food presidium). You will taste cheese of different ages from 12 to 30 months and fresh made warm ricotta. After a brunch with home made special bread cheese and salumi, milk and coffee, we will travel to Modena. To visit a traditional Balsamic vinegar of Modena PDO and Organic. Full visit and tasting of balsamico from 6 to 40 years old . A magic place of old barrels of different ages and woods a full of precious balsamico. At 1340 you will be back to Vignola in time to catch your train or bus, or you can stroll in the historic city centre and visit the magnificent castle and Barozzi Palace, enjoying a gelato or a barozzi cake. As alternative I can drop you off near Modena historical centro, to be a le to see t h e magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Piazza Grande with romanesque masterpiece Duomo and Ghirlandina. From Modena ypu can get back to Bologna by train Other things to note There will be about 40 minutes drive to the dairy, 10 minutes to the agriturismo, one hour to the acetaia and 30 minutes to be back in Vignola, or I can drop you in Modena historical city centre.
Bologna gastronomic experience with a local
You'll be able to experience the local way of eating and drinking in Bologna thanks to this experience. We'll take you through a gastronomic journey which will make you discover what are the hidden places that only the locals knows and that you must try! The goal is to share with you what exactly our typical day would be, the classic outing we do with our friends and family, surprising your appetite and taste buds with + 15 foods and wine tastings! We'll start with the most versatile and iconic local dishes served as a pre-aperitivo, La Tigella! Then we will move on directly purchasing and tasting cold cuts, cheeses and breads, many different types but all belonging to the Area of Bologna, always accompanied by local wine in the oldest Osteria of the City Then walking through the old town centre, we'll try two iconic homemade pasta (Tortellini and Tagliatelle) in a classical Osteria Bolognese, always paired with another local wine. We will conclude with the best gelato in town!

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Explore The Secrets of Bologna
We'll start off with the cheeky secret hidden in the Fountain of Neptune! Then, I'll tell you all about the biggest church in Bologna, Saint Petronius. I'll take you to a historical, Bolognese chocolate shop on our way as well. You'll see exactly why we call Bologna "La Dotta" when I tell you about the Archiginnasio. After all that, of course we have to see The Fat part of Bologna, and we'll go through the market You can't visit Bologna without going to the Two Towers! I'll take you there and let you know the particular story that's behind its construction. After showing you some of my favorite spots, we'll go to Via delle Pescherie Vecchie, and enter into the world Bologna is famous for: food! Situated in the center, this street is filled with restaurants and markets. By now, you'll probably be hungry so I'll recommend the best Italian restaurants! Of course, we can't miss the university district as well, where we'll also head into the ex-Jewish Ghetto of Bologna. Don't forget I'll be your personal photographer as well, and I'll follow your pace the whole time! ** This is NOT a professional tour guide! It is Bologna, from my point of view!
Food markets tour in Bologna
I will bring you to the typical and local food markets. We will go shopping in the best food shops of Bologna, where usually locals go. We will taste local salumi, local cheese and home-made pasta, and local wine of course! We will go also to a special ancient indoor market, where you can buy specialities of the town to bring home! I will suggest you what to but and how to cook it. We Will also have amazing gelato! You will enjoy the special atmosphere that makes the district so special, lively and energetic while learning more about things you can’t miss when visiting Bologna. For DISCOUNT contact me also on my instagram: @my.bologna IMPORTANT: the price of the food and the drinks are not included, everyone will pay for himself, i will suggest you what to buy, to taste, and where, i will be your "food guide" ! (If you want to try all that i suggest, you will spend not more than €17/18 each person, so cheaper than a food tour with "all included"!). The tour will be different on Sundays because not all the markets will be open. Other things to note More dates and times avaible, just ask! For private groups, personalized tours, or dates not on my calendar please make a request. (my instagram: @my.bologna)
Horseback Riding through the Hills of Bologna
It starts from the Gess Ranch farm, accompanied by our Equestrian Guide and our horses who are experts also in bringing beginners. Our walks take place along the countless nature trails in the area. The walking hours can be combined, and if you book more nearby sessions, you can take walks for more hours. The 1-hour walk is good for everyone and consists of a ride around the properties of Palazzo de’ Rossi, while for those with a little more experience we suggest the 2 hours to immerse yourself in nature more!
Bologna, Medieval town and modern vibes
Get ready for the ultimate Bologna adventure that blends culture, pub crawl, history, and more into one unforgettable experience! Join me on a journey through the vibrant streets of Bologna, where every corner holds a new surprise and every moment is filled with excitement. We’ll kick off our adventure near Bologna Centrale. As we stroll through the charming, non-touristy streets, I’ll share fascinating stories, secrets, and fun facts about Bologna. But this isn’t just an average tour - it’s an alternative way to discover the town! Along the way, we’ll make stops at some of Bologna’s authentic bars and pubs, where you can continue the journey with some drinks, break the ice, and experience the city’s true essence. The goal of this experience is to help you discover Bologna in an alternative and more engaging way, to make you feel at home, make new friends, and share knowledge! I will also share recommendations on where to eat, drink, and find other cool spots around Bologna! Students get 50% off!
Parmesan cheese & Balsamic vinegar taste and tour in Modena
Hello Guys, as many of our visitors say, this experiece is a MUST TO DO! Thanks to it we are going to discover how the real Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena & Parmigiano Reggiano cheese are made! This is an authentic opportunity to also learn how to recognize the original ones in the market! After the tour, you’ll taste the products to discover their typical flavor, colors and taste! This experiences takes place in 2 different places, which are 2 farms in the heart of the Emilian countryside, between Modena and Bologna, where you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy some of the best of our territory! You'll se the cows, the milking room, the cheese makers at work and the fashinating ageing of the king of the cheeses! At the balsamic cellar, you'll see the ancient barrels and you'll smell a magical flavor that you won't never forget! Note: if you won’t have any car, tell us as soon you book it; we will support you arranging the transfer service and its cost will be separated by the experience. IMPORTANT: The experience begins at the cheese factory - since the making of the cheese is every day early morning - and its address is Via Baracca 6/A, Castelfranco Emilia. When you arrive, enter and go to the end of the road! AGAIN, if you won't have a car, the best way to arrive is taking a train to Castelfranco Emilia. Last but not least: Comfortable clothing is recommended.

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Bologna gastronomic experience with a local
You'll be able to experience the local way of eating and drinking in Bologna thanks to this experience. We'll take you through a gastronomic journey which will make you discover what are the hidden places that only the locals knows and that you must try! The goal is to share with you what exactly our typical day would be, the classic outing we do with our friends and family, surprising your appetite and taste buds with + 15 foods and wine tastings! We'll start with the most versatile and iconic local dishes served as a pre-aperitivo, La Tigella! Then we will move on directly purchasing and tasting cold cuts, cheeses and breads, many different types but all belonging to the Area of Bologna, always accompanied by local wine in the oldest Osteria of the City Then walking through the old town centre, we'll try two iconic homemade pasta (Tortellini and Tagliatelle) in a classical Osteria Bolognese, always paired with another local wine. We will conclude with the best gelato in town!
Bologna, Medieval town and modern vibes
Get ready for the ultimate Bologna adventure that blends culture, pub crawl, history, and more into one unforgettable experience! Join me on a journey through the vibrant streets of Bologna, where every corner holds a new surprise and every moment is filled with excitement. We’ll kick off our adventure near Bologna Centrale. As we stroll through the charming, non-touristy streets, I’ll share fascinating stories, secrets, and fun facts about Bologna. But this isn’t just an average tour - it’s an alternative way to discover the town! Along the way, we’ll make stops at some of Bologna’s authentic bars and pubs, where you can continue the journey with some drinks, break the ice, and experience the city’s true essence. The goal of this experience is to help you discover Bologna in an alternative and more engaging way, to make you feel at home, make new friends, and share knowledge! I will also share recommendations on where to eat, drink, and find other cool spots around Bologna! Students get 50% off!
Food markets tour in Bologna
I will bring you to the typical and local food markets. We will go shopping in the best food shops of Bologna, where usually locals go. We will taste local salumi, local cheese and home-made pasta, and local wine of course! We will go also to a special ancient indoor market, where you can buy specialities of the town to bring home! I will suggest you what to but and how to cook it. We Will also have amazing gelato! You will enjoy the special atmosphere that makes the district so special, lively and energetic while learning more about things you can’t miss when visiting Bologna. For DISCOUNT contact me also on my instagram: @my.bologna IMPORTANT: the price of the food and the drinks are not included, everyone will pay for himself, i will suggest you what to buy, to taste, and where, i will be your "food guide" ! (If you want to try all that i suggest, you will spend not more than €17/18 each person, so cheaper than a food tour with "all included"!). The tour will be different on Sundays because not all the markets will be open. Other things to note More dates and times avaible, just ask! For private groups, personalized tours, or dates not on my calendar please make a request. (my instagram: @my.bologna)
Explore The Secrets of Bologna
We'll start off with the cheeky secret hidden in the Fountain of Neptune! Then, I'll tell you all about the biggest church in Bologna, Saint Petronius. I'll take you to a historical, Bolognese chocolate shop on our way as well. You'll see exactly why we call Bologna "La Dotta" when I tell you about the Archiginnasio. After all that, of course we have to see The Fat part of Bologna, and we'll go through the market You can't visit Bologna without going to the Two Towers! I'll take you there and let you know the particular story that's behind its construction. After showing you some of my favorite spots, we'll go to Via delle Pescherie Vecchie, and enter into the world Bologna is famous for: food! Situated in the center, this street is filled with restaurants and markets. By now, you'll probably be hungry so I'll recommend the best Italian restaurants! Of course, we can't miss the university district as well, where we'll also head into the ex-Jewish Ghetto of Bologna. Don't forget I'll be your personal photographer as well, and I'll follow your pace the whole time! ** This is NOT a professional tour guide! It is Bologna, from my point of view!
My Bologna. School of cooking and wine
First we take a coffee !!! After having illustrated my activity, we will begin phase 1 and begin to prepare the broth and Bolognese ragù that we will use to season tortellini and tagliatelle bolognesi. Phase 2 preparation of the dough for tortellini and the dough for tagliatelle and tortellini. Phase 3 tasting of wines from the Emilia region. Phase 4 cooking tortellini and tagliatelle, serving and tasting. Phase 5 release notebooks with recipes made in the course. Other things to note Let yourself be transported by a true innkeeper from Bologna who will make you drink and have fun in his beloved Bologna ... In fact I will speak in Italian / Bolognese to make your experience unique

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The Real Bologna, discovering Tales and Food Secrets
Welcome to the historical and cultural extravaganza of Bologna! Embark on a captivating 1.5-hour walking tour through the enchanting streets of this 3000-year-old city, where every step unveils a fascinating tale of history, art, and culture. Prepare to be transported back in time as you discover the hidden gems and iconic landmarks that make Bologna a treasure trove of knowledge and wonder. Step into the heart of the city, where the echoes of ancient civilizations resonate through its narrow medieval streets. Immerse yourself in the architectural marvels that have stood the test of time, as I unveil the secrets of Bologna's iconic landmarks. Marvel at the majesty of the Two Towers, symbols of the city's medieval power and pride, and let me regale you with tales of their intriguing history. Wander through the sprawling Piazza Maggiore, the vibrant hub that has witnessed centuries of triumphs and celebrations. Feel the pulse of the city as I share enthralling stories of famous events and renowned figures who have graced these hallowed grounds. This tour is designed to cater to all interests and ages. Whether you're a history enthusiast, an art lover, or simply someone seeking a unique experience, you'll find something to captivate your imagination. Let me be your guide, and together, we'll create memories that will last a lifetime in the enchanting city of Bologna.
Bologna Food Tour with a local
Visit and follow my IG Delicious_Bologna to check all our activities! ALL FOOD IS INCLUDED A walking food tour in Bologna from a local perspective visiting spots that you probably wouldn't find by yourself. We stop at some historical places of Bologna for tasting some delicious local food : - Italian breakfast cappuccino e cornetto - Brief visit to an artisanal pasta workshop - Regional cold meat, parmigiano cheese and local wine - Tasting of Aceto Balsamico di Modena (12 yrs - 25yrs old) - 3 homemade pasta dishes for lunch - Artisanal Italian gelato With my food tour you discover why Bologna has been considered the food capital in the world : Mortadella , Parmigiano, Aceto Balsamico, Tagliatelle al ragu, Tortellini in Broth are just few products you will taste during my food tour in Bologna. 4 Hours wandering the streets of the city centre, the food market, learning about the secrets of Bologna, legends, stories and culture. The tour is for max 9 people , a small group with a local guide to make the experience more personal. I have some co-hosts who lead tours, Riccardo and Gabriele are locals very passionate and knowleadgeable about food. At the end of the tour we provide you a big list with some tips to better enjoy your stay in Bologna. I also run an evening tour at 4.30pm, few stops are different, you can find availability on Delicious Bologna, or contact me for more info.
From Flour and Egg to five different kinds of Pasta
Hello and Welcome from Chef Dennis in one of the first and most recommended Home Food Class in town! Feel like home in our real Bolognese house in the very center of Bologna, 7 minutes walking from the main square. In our cozy and 100% safe environment, we'll feel how Pasta is an experience of Love and Tradition, made with the Fresh ingredients our Italian Mum would choose for us on a Sunday Morning :) I Promise it to you as I did to all the 4500+ (updated May 2024) happy people who took this class (*ALWAYS* write me before booking here) Starting from scratch, YOU'll make the dough manually, I'll tell you how to play with it and we'll make our own meal through - both - a traditional and a creative process. While YOU'll create all the different fillings, the proper sauce(and a surprise one, made right at the moment!). Then we'll have a break to taste 5+ different kind of cheeses and local aged ham. Guided and unlimited tasting it's necessary to learn a way to get a proper result that you will be happy to replicate back home. In this cooking class you'lI learn how to make filled and traditional pasta: Tortelloni, Tortellini, Ravioli, Agnolotti, Tagliatelle and Garganelli. So far just 4 classes finished eating all of them. It's not a challenge... A complete and "easy to reply back home" pasta class that wouldn't let you get lost in 1000 different superficials recipes :) A/C
Dinner on the rooftops of ancient Bologna
A “taste path” throughout the made in Italy dishes. We will open up the doors of our home for you to enjoy a complete traditional menu. You will be welcomed in the medieval heart of the city, in an ancient building located over and ancient market in one of the most traditional italian small and antique roads, overlooking the Two medieval Towers, the Re Enzo Castle and next to the impressing dome of the old Church of Life. In this very special and characteristic flat you will enjoy a delicious lunch after a morning shopping on the market , or be able to be blessed with a magic night, made up by excellent dishes traditionally cooked, great wines, good music lovely charts and enchanting sunsets over Bologna’s red rooftops. And all this together with (why not) some pet therapy kindly gifted by our two lovely Cavalier King Charles… During the summer, or when the weather permits, lunches and dinners will be served on the terrace surrounded by flowers with a view of Bologna! So welcome to our home! Where every joining customer leaves as a friend for life. Other things to note We are in the medieval centre of the city , so our apartment does not have a lift and is located on the fifth floor. Together with us, even our two sweet dogs will be happy to meet you. Let us know your intolerances or any allergies so that your experience will be perfect !
My Gelato Lab
During the workshop we will prepare granita, sorbetto and gelato from fresh ingredients, and between preparations you will learn about the history, the secrets and the techniques of the art of gelato making. At the end you will learn how to make a sensory analisys of gelato we've made and you will become a mindful gelato taster. Other things to note Let me know if you have allergies or intolerances to any substance. The presence of kids is more than welcome, under the supervision of an accompanying adult. For participants will be available gel and masks and i will clean and sanitize the kitchen and equipment at every experience.

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The Secrets of Parmigiano Reggiano & Balsamic Vinegar
At the arrival I will offer you cofee break, and I will give you a lab coat for the access to the production area. I’ll bring you along a complete tour to discover all the steps of Parmigiano Reggiano’s production. We’ll see where the animals are bred and where the milk is mould. We’ll go into the cheese factory during milk processing and we'll witness in cooking and making cheese wheels. We’ll see then the process of salting and maturing up to enter the huge “caveau”, where thousands of cheeses wheels are guarded and laid out in long rows in the silent maturation rooms and where the scent of cheese will smell so nice and exciting that we won’t be able to resist till the final tasting of cheese and local typical products. Other things to note if the experience is full but you arrive by car, maybe I can add availability. please contact me and check
Get to know Bologna in one and a half hour
Discover the best of Bologna with a local! On a 1.30 hour walking tour, get an idea of what to see and do during your stay: this is the perfect way to help you get around Bologna, so when you are on your own later you will know your way around. Getting close to iconic landmarks such as Piazza Maggiore, Fountain of Neptune, Archiginnasio; and then exploring local markets like Mercato dei Ranocchi, and then the amazing Piazza Santo Stefano. Get ready to discover the amazing tradition of food of Bologna, that includes tortellini, tagliatelle, lasagne, mortadella, torta di riso and... gelato! I will provide all the infos you're going to need about the schedule of churches, museums and other Bologna's jewels, hidden gems included! And, of course, you will get tailor made suggestions for street food as well as best restaurants, aperitivo places, bars and gelaterie! Get an unforgettable first taste of the city of Bologna! (Please note that this experience does not include food tasting)
Exclusive Cooking Class - Pasta Tagliatelle Ragu & Spritz
Embark on a unique three-hour culinary adventure in the Capital Food City. Join fellow participants to master the art of crafting Tagliatelle pasta with an authentic Ragu sauce, guided by a skilled local chef. Start with an Aperol spritz, a perfect icebreaker, and learn about Italian gastronomy in a traditional Bolognese kitchen. Utilize locally sourced ingredients to shape and cook your pasta, complemented by an original Ragu sauce. Savor the experience with an Aperol spritz, and conclude your feast with a Limoncello spritz. Don't hesitate—dive into the world of culinary delights! P.S.: unfortunately not suitable for gluten free, vegetarian or pescatarian, at the moment! :( We're working on it to make it the most accessible!
Workshop di pelletteria artigianale
Questo è workshop artigianale di pelletteria per realizzare insieme una borsa in pelle. Sarà possibile scegliere tra cinque diversi modelli di borse in pelle. Potrai scegliere il giorno stesso quale creare. Inizieremo con una breve spiegazione sul nostro lavoro di artigiane, il materiale e gli strumenti del mestiere. Dopodiché ci metteremo al lavoro: sceglieremo il pellame da usare, lo taglieremo e cuciremo per realizzare l'accessorio scelto. Infine termineremo con un buon caffè per fare due chiacchiere e conoscerci meglio. Ps: Non è richiesta nessuna esperienza! Vi chiediamo cortesemente di arrivare in orario all'appuntamento ma non in anticipo. Avremo infatti tutto il tempo di lavorare alle borse nell'orario concordato. Grazie per la comprensione
Restauratore per un giorno in italiano
Il mio obiettivo sarà quello di accompagnarti in un vero e proprio viaggio nel tempo e nella storia dell’arte: con me conoscerai le varie tecniche di esecuzione, le caratteristiche dei diversi materiali costitutivi, le problematiche legate allo stato di conservazione degli oggetti d’arte con il passare del tempo, facendo particolare riferimento a tutte le opere che vedrai presenti in laboratorio. Non ci saranno mai due esperienze uguali con me: ogni incontro sarà diverso, unico nel suo genere! Tutto quello che faremo insieme dipenderà dai progetti di restauro in corso e dalle loro necessità. Prima di cominciare ti offrirò una colazione di benvenuto e potremo conoscerci meglio, potrai ambientarti nel laboratorio osservando gli oggetti artistici e familiarizzando con lo spazio di lavoro: ti insegnerò a toccare l’arte con rispetto e senza danneggiarla, ti insegnerò a muoverti con delicatezza tra le opere e gli strumenti… l’emozione dell’arte che rinasce ti coinvolgerà profondamente! Dopo averti introdotto alle principali fasi del restauro potrai eseguire con le tue mani anche delle piccole prove pratiche di restauro applicato sotto la mia supervisione! Altre cose da tenere a mente Porta con te vestiti adatti per lavorare in un laboratorio e scarpe comode. Porta la tua macchina fotografica, per immortalare ogni momento creativo!