FICO EATALY WORLD: GRAND OPENING IN BOLOGNA ON 15 NOVEMBER 2017

The Municipality of Bologna has just announced that FICO Eataly World – the world’s largest agri-food park will open on November 15th, 2017 in Bologna. Thanks to FICO Eataly World the city of Bologna will offer taste of all Italy in one place and reconfirms itself not only a...

HOW TO STAY COOL DURING THIS HOT SUMMER? HAVE AN ITALIAN ARTISANAL GELATO?

How to stay cool and feel fresh during your Italian Vacation? My answer is “Have a real Italian Artisanal Gelato!” It is very common throughout the world for the word gelato to be translated into English and other languages as Ice Cream or its local equivalent....

PARMIGIANO REGGIANO: THE KING OF ITALIAN DOP PRODUCTS

Maybe you are not familiar with DOP, IGP, STG seals that one can find on European food products. These marks refer to the designation of origin of the products and certify their quality and uniqueness. In 1992 the European Community in order to protect and guarantee to the final...

The history of the Bologna Food Market called Quadrilatero

If you visit Bologna for the first time, you can’t miss to stroll the Medieval Food Market where you can admire the colorful fruit and vegetables stands and some of the city oldest shops selling all sorts of delicacies: parmesan cheese, prosciutto, balsamic vinegar,...
7 secrets of Bologna

The 7 Secrets of Bologna

The 7 secrets of Bologna like the seven deadly sins, like the days of the week, like the dwarves of Snow White. Well, there would be at least seven secrets in Bologna, although perhaps more than secrets would be better to speak of “curiosities” here is a list of...