Palazzo della Mercanzia - Bologna (where official recipes are guarded)
Bologna: la grassa, la dotta, la rossa. Apt nicknames for the capital of Emilia-Romagna, which boasts a rich culinary tradition (grassa meaning fat), the oldest university in the Western world (hence dotta: learned), red roofs and left-leaning politics (as in rossa: red). In this article, we will focus on the part that visitors and Bolognesi alike seem to enjoy the most: “la grassa”. Here’s a round-up of Bologna’s top dishes, which you can taste...
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