4 culinary specialties of Emilia Romagna, a region where you can taste good food

May 18, 2020 241

Let's discover 4 dishes that have contributed to the worldwide fame of Emilia Romagna, a region where you can taste good food. Emilia Romagna is certainly one of the regions of Italy best known for good food. If you're passing through here, you can't miss their most delicious culinary specialties. Below is a description of some of their most famous dishes.

Gnocco fritto

Gnocco fritto is a typical appetizer of Emilia Romagna. It consists of a bread dough made of flour, water, yeast and lard. As the name suggests, it is fried and served with the typical salami of Emilia Romagna, cheese and a good glass of red wine.  The recipe has been handed down to Emilians by Lombards during their domination; and depending on the zone of Emilia, it takes on a different name: in Bologna are called "crescentine fritte", in Parma "torta fritta", in Modena and Reggio Emilia "gnocco fritto", in Piacenza "chisulèn".

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