Summer in Emilia Romagna: the foodie events of August


Summer in Emilia Romagna: the foodie events of August

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We are now in the middle of summer, in the hottest month of the year, but also in August Emilia Romagna does not go on vacation! During the whole month, throughout the region, many events are organized to meet the most different interests, accompanying locals and tourists to discover a unique region. That’s why we propose you a quick overview of the food-themed events that are waiting for you, for a tasty summer!

Ridi per Bacco

On August 11 there will be the last appointment with the event ‘Ridi per Bacco’, a happy show at aperitivo time in the suggestive frame of Coriano hills. Music, shows and entertainment accompanied by a rich buffet and a wide selection of wines.

On August 11th, to close these evenings, will be Giobbe Covatta, a famous neapolitan comic, who with great talent combines comedy with the most sensitive issues such as the environment and human rights. A unique show under the stars! INFO

Grande rustida dei pescatori

Cesenatico has always lived by fishing, gathering quintals of fresh fish every year. Exactly to enhance this peculiarity of the territory, the ‘great fisherman’s rustle’ is organized. An event that takes place on Ferragosto (August 15th) eve, when the locals fishermen turn into chefs for a night and cook the most delicious delicacies fished in the Adriatic Sea.
What better way to eat good fresh fish? INFO

Sagra del porcino

This festival is dedicated to one of the most valuable and appreciated mushrooms in the world, the porcino. On August 19-20-26-27, in Castel del Rio, it will be possible to taste it in numerous varieties, from noodles to porcini trifolati (cooked in olive oil, parsley and garlic), from fresh porcini salad to the traditional polenta with mushrooms.

A unique opportunity for lovers of this product to taste it in all its declinations, cooked by great chefs who will make the most of its delicious taste. INFO

Festa del cotechino

As a tradition in Pianello Val Tidone, from 25 to 27 August, the ancient Cotechino Festival is back, an event due to celebrate the products derived from the pig. In addition to the cotechino you will be able to sample the many DOP cured meats of Piacenza’s territory.

Numerous producers will offer their highest quality cured meats to give you the pleasure of taste the most authentic flavors of the territory. And at the same time in squares and streets of the village music, shows, and attractions. INFO

Events in the Food Museums

What about if we tell you to go to a museum this summer? Museo del Parmigiano Reggiano, for example, or Museo della Pasta, Museo del Pomodoro and so on? No, we’re not joking!

In the Parma area, heart of the food valley, you can live a unique and tasty experience in one of the food museums. After discovering the characteristics that make Emilia Romagna’s food famous all over the world, you will also be able to taste these delicacies. Throughout the month of August, there are many delightful appointments waiting for you inside these museums: you just have to choose your favorite! INFO


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