Learn to Make Bolognese Pasta: Private Cooking Lesson in Bologna with Giovanna
Operated by: Traveling Spoon, Inc
This is a unique opportunity to visit the home of a local and explore traditional Italian culture and cuisine. Join Giovanna in her kitchen and learn to cook a seasonal Bolognese meal. The central pillars of Bolognese cooking are pork meat and egg pasta and you will learn to cook a pasta such as tagliatelle al ragù, lasagne or the lesser known, local Gramigna, Bolognese pasta with "salsiccia" made in the surrounding countryside. You will also learn to cook a side dish or dessert, before you share the meal you helped prepare with Giovanna at her dining table. Giovanna loves teaching guests how to prepare typical dishes from the rich Bolognese cooking tradition and sharing tales and anecdotes that are connected to different foods. Your meal starts with a typical Bolognese snack like crescentine or tigelle, a traditional bread served with salumi, cheese or oven-roasted pomodori, Italian tomatoes (when in season). You will then enjoy your Bolognese pasta and a seasonal side. Your meal concludes with a seasonal dessert Italian dessert. Experience this private, cultural and culinary adventure over Pignoletto dei colli bolognesi or Lambrusco wine with a warm and hospitable host!