Tortellini with panoramic views of Bologna

Hosted by Cesarina Elena B. in Bologna

I speak Italian, English

Duration:2 hours, 30 mins
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Elena’s penthouse apartment is an ideal setting to appreciate Bologna’s architectural beauty with its towers, churches, and terraces against a backdrop of the Apennine hills. Find out why Bologna is nicknamed “la Rossa” from her terrace with a rare view of Bologna’s classic red, terracotta rooftops, which are even more colourful towards sunset.

Elena's cooking is passed down by her mother and highlights the rich flavours of Bolognese traditional cuisine with dishes such as passatelli in brodo, polpettone, 'crescenta' with mortadella, and torta di riso.

Le Cesarine offers bespoke gastronomic experiences; to taste traditional Italian food in good company and idyllic locations: historic buildings, antique villas, houses secluded by nature, terraces with breathtaking views. Le Cesarine’s hand-selected locations are some of the most beautiful private homes in all of Italy.

If you are passionate to explore the authentic flavours of traditional Italian cuisine and dine in elegant homes with local experts, this is the experience for you.

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Our Cesarina's specialities

'Crescenta Bolognese' with mortadella and Parmesan, small fritters with onion scent
  • 'Crescenta Bolognese' with mortadella and Parmesan, small fritters with onion scent
  • Passatelli with meat broth
  • Meatloaf
  • Friggione
  • 'Torta di riso' (rice cake flavoured with candied citron, vanilla and powdered amaretti biscuits)
  • Small 'crescente' with cold cuts and mortadella mousse
  • Tagliatelle with ragu and Parmesan
  • Stuffed zucchini
  • Spinach sautéed with Parmesan, chard, garlic, oil and chilli pepper
  • Baked peaches scented with amaretto
  • Tiramisu
  • Balanzoni (homemade pasta)
  • Pickled vegetables
  • Zuppa Inglese
  • Cotechino with puree
  • Tortelloni with Butter and Sage
  • Potato Gnocchi with Tomato or Bolognese Ragù
  • Risotto with Mortadella
  • Low Temperature Pork Fillet
  • Meatballs with "Toccio"
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