Tag: Romagna

Imperial soup zuppa imperialeat 09.36.16 (Media)

06

Dec2019
Imperial soup has an Austrian origin, and was introduced to Emilia-Romagna by Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma, the second wife of the Emperor Napoleon I. As usual, this soup which can be traced back to Krinofel, went through a major process of adjustment to adapt to local ingredients. Yet, ... Read More
06/12/2019Carlotta Conti
formaggio di fossa pit cheese from Sogliano al Rubicone

05

Apr2019
Many surprises are originated from casual events, and it might happen that Medieval farmers, trying to hide their precious cheeses in pits dug into tuff rock and lined with straw, discover that this kind of ripening originates a sophisticated product, now renown in all Italy. This is the case of ... Read More
05/04/2019Carlotta Conti
spaghetti con vongole/clams

29

May2018
When summer approaches, two things cannot be missed on an Italian table: spaghetti with fresh clams and a bottle of chilled dry wine to compliment it. Usually, I love making fresh home-made pasta. However, sometimes stopping for a while, opening a bag of excellent durum wheat spaghetti, and making this simple and ... Read More
29/05/2018Carlotta Conti
Salumi Toscana

18

Feb2017
A genuine Romagna woman, I moved from Ravenna to Florence because finally I had found someone who wanted to make a respectable woman out of me! For all those who do not know Emilia-Romagna, an eastern region of northern Italy, we are the ones on the seaside, the ones who immediately ... Read More
18/02/2017Carlotta Conti