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STD Parma ham festival

Sara Mantovani July 24, 2014

Do you know that the word “prosciutto” (ham) takes its origin from the Latin prae exuctus, meaning ‘dried up’. The ancient Gauls and Romans already knew since a long time the art of salting and preserving meats, in fact the earliest evidence on the processing and preservation of pork meat by salting can be found in… Continue Reading »


10 greedy reasons for visiting Parma lowland

Sara Mantovani October 7, 2013

To be honest November is not a fancy month but in Emilia Romagna region we found out a way to lighten it up! A celebration of taste for any food lover: pork products and cheese are the best contributions of Parma to world cuisine. Every weekend of November, in the land of Maestro Verdi and, the… Continue Reading »


Food and wine festival

Sara Mantovani October 1, 2012

Until December, there will be a lot of events, with festivals, market-exhibitions, fairs and tastings, all dedicated to the best DOP and IGP products and to excellent wine from this region: from Parma Ham to Sangiovese, from the Mortadella of Bologna to the Traditional Balsamic Vinegars of Modena and Reggio, as well as Piadina Romagnola,… Continue Reading »


Parma ham festival

Sara Mantovani August 24, 2012

The production of genuine Parma Ham is the story of a special relationship between man and nature. Since Roman times, the unique conditions of the Parma region have made it possible to produce the highest quality hams that have been appreciated by gourmets for centuries. For those who appreciate the original Prosciutto, the Parma ham… Continue Reading »


A greedy trip step 1

Sara Mantovani August 2, 2011

A tasty trip to Emilia Romagna to discover the flavours of this region, starting from Piacenza and landing in Rimini. An entire holiday could be built around places of production of Parma ham or Parmigiano reggiano cheese, for  anyone who wishes to taste the flavours of this marvellous land and experience its emotions. A veritable… Continue Reading »

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