The imposing Rocca Sanvitale, built in the 14th century, is the symbol of Fontanellato. In terms of food and wine, Fontanellato is best known for its cured meats, culatello and cooked shoulder, and tortelli, with herbs and pumpkin.
 
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Traditional cooking in Fontanellato

Recipe: Spongata, the Christmas cake from the hamlets of Parma
Recipe: Spongata, the Christmas cake from the hamlets of Parma
It is the traditional dessert of the province of Parma and every village in the area boasts its recipe. A delicacy with ancient origins that transmits, besides the flavor, all the atmosphere of the Christmas tradition
By Luciana Francesca Rebonato
Recipe: Bargnolino the typical liquor in the provinces of Parma and Piacenza
Recipe: Bargnolino the typical liquor in the provinces of Parma and Piacenza
With this recipe, we leave aside the burners, in order to get ready for the arrival of the autumn with Bargnolino, a typical liquor of the Parma and Piacenza tradition.
By Redazione

Other destinations nearby

Vigoleno
Vigoleno
The fortified village of Vigoleno is one of the most important historical monuments in the Piacenza area, in Emilia Romagna. The village is still accessed through the same door that over the centuries has seen soldiers, ladies and knights pass by.
Piacenza - 22.7 KM from Fontanellato
Castell'Arquato
Castell'Arquato
Castell'Arquato is a well-preserved hamlet that is able to fascinate everyone with its art, its nature and its typical products.
Piacenza - 23.75 KM from Fontanellato
Sabbioneta
Sabbioneta
Sabbioneta is one of the greatest examples of the Lombard Renaissance architectural style and one of the most beautiful in Lombardy,
Mantova - 28.07 KM from Fontanellato
Gualtieri
Gualtieri
Gualtieri, considered one of the small capital cities of the Po, is a village rich in historical evidence contained in the magnificent Piazza Bentivoglio considered among the most beautiful in Italy.
Reggio Emilia - 36.14 KM from Fontanellato
Correggio
Correggio
A town of medieval origin linked to the Lombard domination, today Correggio is one of the largest and most populated municipalities of the province, as well as the cradle of artists.
Reggio Emilia - 49.46 KM from Fontanellato

NOTE: distances are set as the crow flies.

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Recipe: Potato pitta
Recipe: Potato pitta
The pizzaiola potato pitta is a typical Salento dish suitable for a dinner or an appetizer, to be enjoyed both hot and cold
By Redazione
The Easter panettone: La Pasimata della Garfagnana
The Easter panettone: La Pasimata della Garfagnana
An Easter cake typical of the city of Lucca and its surroundings. The pasimata della Garfagnana is characterized by the presence of raisins
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Lombardy to taste: some of the typical traditional dishes in the most beautiful villages
Lombardy to taste: some of the typical traditional dishes in the most beautiful villages
The historic villages of Lombardy perfectly preserve the food and wine traditions of the area, thanks to the expert hands of the housewives who have been able to pass on the secrets of the oldest cuisine in this region.
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Recipe: Umbrian cheese cake
Recipe: Umbrian cheese cake
A soft Umbrian rustic to be prepared during Holy Week and to be enjoyed on Easter day, formerly brought to church to be blessed
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