Please, Do Not Order "Spaghetti Bolognese" in Italy

You will not find it in Italy, though it was far to the north of the country, Bologna

Tagliatelle al ragu Bolognese - Image Credit Petar Milošević

Culinary processed pasta of the spaghetti type with tomato sauce mixed with minced meat and sprinkled with parmesan cheese, so they told me about the spaghetti Bolognese, and believe that this cuisine has a lot of fans.

Well, you will be surprised if one day visiting the city of Bologna, or let's say were in Italy, because you will not find spaghetti Bolognese in its home country.

An article on the sites The Local, Wednesday, November 14, 2016, Monica Cesarato, the food blogger and culinary-based perpetrator tour operator said that she experienced this while visiting Venice. The same reviews on travel sites, KompasTravel write about the tourist reactions who were vacationing in the country of pizza origin.

She, as the food blogger, experience with culinary is interesting, not just about food, but all things related, impressions and opinions of the culinary hunters can be a material writings, when she saw the tourists who were in a café, then ordered a plate of spaghetti Bolognese.

Yet their expressions instantly changed when the waiter replied with a potluck. You can imagine the astonishment of the tourists.

"What do you mean, no Bolognese?" the tourist asked the waitress, who eventually recommend them to try alla ragu.

In fact, you will not find spaghetti Bolognese in Italy though it was far visiting Bologna. They say that the correct pronunciation is Bolognese, different even from bolognaise which was also popular among the culinary world.

Instead you can find Ragu alla Bolognese, a dish of tomato-based sauce used on at the spaghetti Bolognese.

Ragu is the name for the usual meat sauce cooked for hours, every ragu have the vary ingredients, depending on the region where ragu is made. For example, Ragu alla Bolognese is certainly a typical dish of origin Bologna.

Specifically, ragu version of Bologna consisting of tomato sauce served with tagliatelle, tortellini or gnocchi. And as a side note, keep in mind, there is no history of Ragu alla Bolognese served with spaghetti.

Well then, in Italy, do not ever order spaghetti Bolognese. Instead, order a plate of Ragu alla Bolognese.

Source: S Anindiati Nursastri - KompasTravel, The Local
Image: Petar Milošević via Wikipedia


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