Fans of authentic Italian cuisine are invited to sample the delights of this amazing “Trattoria”. Each season, the Osteria di Fornio transports guests to local exemplary cuisine, creating the casual and lively atmosphere of a genuine osteria. But no matter which plates are you chosing, a seasonally flavored taste will catch your palate.
Fornio is a district of Fidenza, formerly known as Borgo San Donnino, close by Parma, Italy. It is an important site to visit in Verdi’s land and is located along Via Emilia between Parma and Piacenza, about 23 km from Parma. A city of great art and culture along the Via Francigena, Fidenza is the biggest urban center after Parma. Its cathedral is an outstanding example of Romanesque art, dating back to the XI and XII century.
If you are thinking of pizza, you need to realize that pizza is from the Southern half of Italy, whereas Emilia-Romagna boasts as being the source for many of the vital, staple ingredients that Italian cuisine is noteworthy of: Prosciutto di Parma, Aceto Balsamico (Balsamic Vinegar), Parmigianno-Regiano (Parmesan cheese), and an enormous variety of fresh, hand-made, stuffed pastas and wines.
Pasta dishes that were created first in Emilia-Romagna include the renowned Lasagna, Tortellini and Tortelloni, Ravioli, Cappelleti, Cannelloni, and all of the well-recognized deliciously-stuffed pastas. Here the natives favor tomato-based sauces and is the home of Sugo all Bolognese (Tomato with Ground Meat Sauce), also known as ‘ragu’.
For Info & Booking: Trattoria Osteria di Fornio
Via Fornio, 78 – località Fornio – 43036 Fidenza (PR) ITALY
Tel.: +39 0524.60118 / +39 0524.435209