Italy's food haven the Emilia-Romagna region, is renowned for its art,universities and architecture, but it's their traditional foods....tagliatelle Bolognese, Parmigiano-Reggiano, proscuitto di Parma, Traditionale Balsamic vinegar and unforgettable tortellini which have a special place in their heart. Our local culinary expert Alice, born and raised in Parma, is passionate about sharing her insider secrets of Emilia-Romagna’s food traditions. On this culinary tour each day provides different cultural and culinary experiences as we explore the Emilia-Romagna region.
We take a walking culinary tour in Bologna, considered the capital of gastronomy in Italy. We’ll visit small artisan food producers of the region. See organic Parmigiano-Reggiano made at a family-run dairy and find out how they make their world-famous cheeses plus learn to cook with them. Discover the secrets of Culatello, one of the most unique and expensive Italian cured meats, and Prosciutto di Parma. Meet a truffle hunter and his dog to hunt for rare and delicious truffles. Enjoy several hands-on cooking classes that focus on the best of Italian cuisine, using finds from our daily trips and spiced with lots of tips, philosophy and passion.
Discover the passion of the people of Emilia-Romagna and the stories behind the food they make. There are just eight places available for this trip. The small number keeps the trip personal and allows for serendipity. Join me for an unforgettable guided tour and enjoy food, laughter and memories.