In Italian trattorias (trattorie), the chefs usually serve very ordinary, conventional food with recipes from both the regional and local traditions.
If you are on a budget and are short on cash on vacation in Italy, then take your family to a local casual trattoria and enjoy an authentic Italian experience.
The invention of pasta is seriously one of the most genius (and delicious) developments in the gastronomic world. On your vacation, be sure to order the most delectable fresh pasta drenched in a rich and flavourful sauce.
Some osterias (osterie in Italian) are known to offer interesting and stimulating entertainment as well as food and drinks! This would be an interesting experience to check out when visiting Bologna and touring its landmarks and learning its distinct cultural aspects.
There are two types of pasta; dried and fresh. The dried pasta is obviously made without eggs therefore can be stored in your pantry for about two years. Fresh pasta can only be consumed within two days (since it usually includes eggs) and is stored in the fridge. When you are in Italy, be sure to try the fresh one!
Mortadella, the bologna sausage, is one of the most popular delicacies of the city.
The name originates from the word “myrtatum”, which meant in the Roman period, a sausage with both the lean and fat parts of the pork and huge black pepper grains.
The Twin Towers are one of the city’s most famous landmarks; they act as the main symbol of Bologna.
The Torre degli Asinelli and Torre dei Garisenda were both constructed in the 12th century and are considered among the tallest towers in the city.