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Bolognese, Tortellini, Lasagne. Hello Bologna!

While the golden triangle of Milan, Turin and Genoa is known globally as Italy’s industrial beating heart, Bologna and surrounds are known for food. The region of Emilia-Romagna is without doubt, Italy’s gastronomic heartland. It’s the motherland of homemade pasta. Bologna is home to the single most internationally marketed Italian dish of all time, bolognese. And the region is home to Italy’s most exported DOP goods (DOP is the Italian

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Regional delights in the heart of Rome: Part 1

Visiting Rome anytime soon? Or maybe – like me – you’re lucky enough to be living in the eternal city? This month I’m pleased to have a guest blogger Buzz in Rome to provide some recommendations for those of you who want to take an Italian regional culinary journey through Rome. Italian cuisine is so varied among the 20 regions of Italy that specialties can be different from one small

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