Discovering the Food Museums by following a tasty “road of taste” through the Parma territory.
The Food Museums reopen their doors, after the winter closure on March 1st, 2022, by reservation only. For access and booking methods www.museidelcibo.it An ideal “road of taste” that runs throughout the province of Parma, an itinerary with many delicious stops to learn about the history of excellent food and wine products that have made […]
Christmas in Parma between gastronomy and traditions: what to eat and where to order Christmas dishes.
Christmas is approaching and brings a great desire for joy and serenity. The Christmas period is magical, a moment of sharing and union, of traditions that are repeated unchanged over time. Family traditions but also traditions of a territory that come to life in the houses of the city and the province.
The “maialata”: a festival of rural origin that combines taste and tradition.
“S’ a gh’ è un éèl pomm, al va in bocca a ’n gozén” (if there is a nice apple, it goes into a pig’s mouth); “At ghé na tésta cla n’ magna gnanca al gozén” (you have a head that the pork does not even eat) e ancora “indré cmé la còva dal gozén” […]
Beautiful and good ideas for an autumn weekend in Parma
Autumn. In Parma, autumn is a mild, colorful season, scented with chestnuts, pumpkins, mushrooms and truffles. Autumn in Parma means broth for anolini that boils on the fire, the Ducal Park that is tinged with orange, it is a perfect time to spend a weekend visiting and discovering the city, its beauties and the many […]
At the table with the Duchess: dishes and products loved and inspired by Maria Luigia
Maria Luigia of Habsburg-Lorraine, Duchess of the Duchy of Parma, Piacenza and Guastalla, second wife of Napoleon Bonaparte: the Duchess most loved by the people of Parma, still well-liked and fondly remembered today. Maria Luigia left her mark not only in the history, politics, art and architecture of the city but also in gastronomy and […]
San Giovanni in Parma: between ancient rituals, traditions, food and wine
June 23: the night of San Giovanni, the night of the summer solstice, the night of dew, of tortelli, of the nocino liqueur, the night of witches, bonfires. A special evening, which combines traditions of Christian and pagan origins that are lost in the mists of time, but which are still celebrated in Parma and […]
“Le rezdore”: women, wisdom and culinary tradition in Parma
When we talk about “rezdora” we immediately think of the family home, the grandmother and the mother, the fresh hand-rolled pasta, the stove always on, the aprons bought at the market, the snack with beaten egg or bread with butter and sugar: indelible childhood memories of many people from Parma and Emilia.
Easter sweets in Parma City of Gastronomy
Easter is coming and even if this year it will be a home one, even at home you can celebrate the sweetness of this holiday with traditional sweets and end a rich lunch, perhaps ordered to take away. The typical Easter sweets, “colomba” and chocolate eggs, are rather elaborate preparations: better rely on the experience […]
The five dogmas of Parma cuisine
Eating in Parma is a serious matter, Maria Luigia of Austria also said in one of her most famous quotes: “In Parma it is not difficult to live, as long as you know how to agree with the interlocutor in a discussion of musical or gastronomic nature”.