Hotel Corte Estense

Via Correggiari 4/A, Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, 44100, Italy | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $97.00
 

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"I don't think you should drive down here."

A travel blog entry by twofoodies

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... in some of the nation's finest restaurants and trattorias. On the other, is a Bolshie, politically edgy city that hosts the world's oldest university and is famous for its graffiti-embellished piazzas filled with mildly inebriated students swapping gothic fashion tips.

No small wonder Bologna has earned so many historical monikers. La Grassa (the fat one) celebrates a rich food legacy (ragł or bolognese sauce was first concocted here). La Dotta ...

An interesting day driving thru Tuscan mountains

A travel blog entry by yurgo56

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... Cyprus trees which are a lot bigger than I imagined. The trunks are about 40cm in diameter. We continued on to Radda in Chianti, which is a lovely town, again built on the hills with majestic panoramas. From here we we to to Montevarchi on roads that were very twisty and windy, the main industry seems to be timber milling as we saw quite a few logs piled up by the road. We ended back in Castellini in Chianti and had a lovely ...

Last day of cooking school

A travel blog entry by lisastellwagen

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We had one last day of the pasta fest! This morning we made tortellini, capelacci (little hats) and ravioli. We made 4 different stuffings and 4 different sauces. That was great and pretty easy once you have the pasta sheet making down. See how yellow the pasta is from the orange egg yolks? It was hot today and we came home after our pasta lunch- we finally learned to pace ourselves ...

Cooking school day 2

A travel blog entry by lisastellwagen

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Another great but exhausting day at cooking school. We start in the market with Stefano, who runs the school. Then the morning making pasta and sauces. We made tagliatelle and gnocchi. We served the tagliatelle with bolognese (meat sauce) and the gnocchi with rabbit sauce. It was the best gnocchi we have ever had. And easy to make. I promise to make it for friends and family!! We went back to our room ...

Cooking school day one

A travel blog entry by lisastellwagen

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... have never done before. Marc made chicken and rabbit cacciatore, very simple and tastes great. A lot of tips about Italian cooking, simple but traditional grandmother recipes. Tomorrow more pasta!! We are tired from standing all day but it was great. Loving this beautiful old city with large pedestrian areas and miles of covered walkways, our architects would love it!! XOXO ...

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