Tuesday, May 29, 2012

My Tribute to Mirandola Italy earthquake 5 29 2012

I nostri migliori auguri e le nostre preghiere per Italia di morandola

Where is Mirandola and what part of history does this town play and what do they do there?

Mirandola is a small town of 20,000 inhabitants in the Province of Modena in the Emiglio-Romagna section of Italy.  

Mirandola (local dialect: La Miràndla) is a city and comune of Emilia-Romagna, Italy, in the Province of Modena, 31 km northeast of the provincial capital by ... See maps below. 


Want to know more about Mirandola?  See this wiki sight:Wiki on Mirandola

Mirandola is a city deeply attached to ancient traditions and true to what we think of Italy - cuisine. 

  • Zampone 
  • Sauces
  • Roast pork
  • Macaroni
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • Sweet tarts like the ring-shaped cake Belsone or Bensone 

  • fruit balsamic compotes and jams are prepared in the Modena region of Italy. Great as a topping for appetizers, cheeses, meats, and desserts.  

The province of Emilia (Emiglio) Romagna is home to 

  • Tortellini of Emilia and Cappelletti of Romagna (stuffed pastas)
  • Bolognese Ragu
  • the real parmigiano-reggiano (often imitated)
  • Parma's Prosciutto
  • Zibello's Culatello (most prized salumi or salami)
  • Bologne's Mortadella and Zomponi (stuffed trotter sausage of Modena)
  • Modena's balsamic vinegar (often imitated)
  • Lambrusco Salamino di Santa Croce (DOC) is fruity, full bodied, delicious red (not US lambrusco)
  • Albana di Romagna (DOCG) is a dry white popular from Roman times
  • Trebbiano di Romagna (DOC) is an ancient pedigreed wine which goes well with Romagna seafood dishes (first introduced by the Etruscans who came from Asia Minor and who lived in what is modern Tuscany and were in power from 8th - 5th century BC. Language is now dead but the wine isn't.  It is a straw yellow rich and harmonious dry wine.  

Tuscan photos



Buono Appetito

I nostri migliori auguri e le nostre preghiere per Italia di morandola

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