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It’s very easy to travel Emilia Romagna, just following it’s food and sometimes it’s even harder to resist to these temptations. If you would like to search for traditional fairs, you would discover that most of them are dedicatd to a Saint or better to a food or to an animal (pork, most of the…

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And here we are! The project I worked on for a long time is starting. My friend bloggers Teresa Keane and Catherine Sweeney with her co-blogger Randy, alias MrTws, are with me, going to the hills where we will stay for a while. June is just perfect to visit Romagna: everything is green and fruit trees are starting to…

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Romagna of Sangiovese! This is what you may have heard about this area. Surely enough Sangiovese is the main grape here: red as a precious ruby, it covers the sweet hills of Romagna, from the golden valleys of the Appenninis to the flat and sandy area near Ravenna and the Adriatic sea. This is the best period to see…

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Preparing my visit to Bit 2013 I was really excited: which new places would I discover, strolling around? Hidden stories to tell about always come from talking directly with local people and you know for sure this is not what you can find in a Fair. But this time I had to change my mind. Some years ago I visited a…

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Eating in Romagna is a five senses adventure! You can understand this region by moving slowly from towns, boroughs, little villages, sure you will always eat something different and unique, only cooked in that place, telling a special history. Migliaccio is one of these. My experience was really a delicious one, I had…

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Like Christmas or, new year’s eve or the 4th of july, there are things in Romagna coming only once in the year. Sogliano, a very little town in the hills near Cesena, opens its Fossas in november to discover what the cheese became after 3 months. Every year, on Saint Catherine’s day (25th november) Sogliano is…

Golden Romagna as seen by Tonino Guerra

Do you think grapes picking period is September? You are probably right, depending in which part of the world you are, but I recently discovered some exceptions, visiting the Cesena Wine Festival, where I met a little winery who invited me to visit its wine yards. The place is up to the hills near Bertinoro, called…

And the winner is…Sangiovese! Mr Bonci appreciates!

I guess the majority of you do not know Mr Alessandro Bonci and, mostly, you are wondering why I’m talking about him in a post about Sangiovese Romagna. Well, Mr Bonci was an opera singer. He was so famous in United States to be be considered tha main competitor of Enrico Caruso. He was born in Cesena, that is…

Good Food is Buonvivere: let it be healthy

A Theatre to taste food, isn’t that weird? Well, not too much, Teatro Verdi in Cesena is one of the most fascinating location of this little town, with a very rich cultural and social life. The Theatre, born in 1874, was called Garden Theatre and was a sort of dancing arena, as it was exactly in the main public…