Real Chocolate – Cioccolato Vero – Parma 2019

Real Chocolate – Cioccolato Vero – Parma 2019

In the next week end Parma will offer a really delicious event to all foodies and chocolate lovers. Cioccolato Vero’s 11th edition will take place in Parma, Garibaldi Square, from February 22nd to February 24th. In the several stands visitors will have the...
In Bologna Towers … Walk!

In Bologna Towers … Walk!

Only in Bologna, I think, it can be said that the towers were walking.   What I’m about to tell you is not a legend, it really happened, and if you were to pass through Strada Maggiore on August 12th 1455 you would have seen it too! The bell tower of the church...
Sant’Ilario’s Scarpette (little shoes)

Sant’Ilario’s Scarpette (little shoes)

St. Hilary from Poitiers (315 approx. – 367) is the Patron of Parma. He is celebrated tomorrow, January 13th, the day of his death. It is said that as the poor Saint passed by Parma a cobbler, seeing his broken and haggard shoes, was moved with compassion and...
February 29th, a strange day

February 29th, a strange day

February 29th is a strange day and some really interesting people were born right on this day. One of them has had a great importance for Parma, he is the “Cardinal gonnella” (Cardinal petticoat) as Pasquino called the young Alessandro Farnese, born on February 29th...
Emilia is served: the tagliatelle cake

Emilia is served: the tagliatelle cake

Hi everybody, today I want to share with you the recipe of my favourite cake, a really traditional sweet from the area among Modena, Ferrara and Bologna, the   TORTA DI TAGLIATELLE   Ingredients for 6/8 servings: For the short pastry dough 200 gr 1 cup flour 00 80 gr...