Duchessa Isabella Hotel

Via Palestro 68/70, Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, I-44100, Italy | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ferrara

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

A travel blog entry by twofoodies

24

... Bologna the erudite, because it is seat of one of the most antique Universities of the world, that is still attended by many Italian and foreign students. Bologna the red, because of the colour of the roofs of its houses that maintain the typical colours of the medieval age. Bologna the fat because it has a tasty gastronomy that could satisfy any palate and that is why Video Girl and Battery Boy are here.

Video Girl and Battery Boy persisted ...

An interesting day driving thru Tuscan mountains

A travel blog entry by yurgo56

5

... 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

3

... 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 ...

Cooking school day 2

A travel blog entry by lisastellwagen

1
6

... 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, ...

Cooking school day one

A travel blog entry by lisastellwagen

5

... 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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