Travel Blogs from Ferrara
... visiting Bologna. Okay he could have had spaghetti bolognese.
After lunch they were both hit by delayed jet lag or possibly food lag so returned to the hotel and slept for a few hours, which was probably wise as they had booked a restaurant called Vicolo Columbino for 9:00 p.m. that night.
They walked under the beautifully colonnaded medieval boulevard of the main street, and main pedestrian thoroughfare on a Sunday to the Piazza Maggiore where ...
... France for short. It keeps stalling, shutting itself off and generally playing up. It is underpowered and doesn't seem to have any torque, unusual for a diesel. My dreaded lurgy is back and I feel like you know what, but I wanted to see the Tuscan countryside so eventually we got going to Greve, which was a huge disappointment. We are in rural Tuscany, but Greve is supposed to be a tourist destination, but being a Sunday ...
... tasting- and took a nap. Back this afternoon for vegetable fest. We made ratatouille and gratin of tomoatoes, and one of eggplant. We made stuffing for a flat bread called piadina, almost like flour tortillas, and then made little stuffed ones filled with potato or sausage and potato that were my favorite. We wrapped it up a little early, our teacher thinks the chef and owner worked ...
... fell asleep. Tired!! This afternoon we made.. 2 versions of panna cotta, SO good although I could only sneak a little taste, 2 marmelades to go with it, one fig and one cherry and apricot. Also several versions of pork scallopine with balsamic, one with lemon, one with prosciutto and Parmesan, and one with parsley garlic and lemon.. Omg excellent, on top of that we made stuffed zucchini, ...
... to school and we cooked from 4-8.. We made rabbit and chicken, eggplant parmigiana. Stefano who runs the school is quite a character and a great teacher. Boning a rabbit takes a lot of time and patience. I had never eaten rabbit before, of course it tastes like chicken but a little drier - no fat. Also deboned a chicken which was a little easier. But a lot of prep work ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet