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Valentina Pasquali - Washington Post

Valentina Pasquali - Washington Post

“The Simili sisters, two of Bologna’s most famous sfogline who are now well into their 90s, worked here until recently. Today, chatty friends Barbara Zaccagni and Valeria Hensemberger manage the place.”

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Katy Harrington - Irish Independent

Katy Harrington - Irish Independent

If the Bolognese passion for food inspires you then go to Il Salotto di Penelope for a cooking lesson and learn how to make an authentic spag bol (which is never eaten with spaghetti in Bologna). The best bit is that after slogging away making hand-rolled pasta and gnocchi (as soft angel’s pillows) you get to sit down and eat it all.

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Mia Aimaro Ogden - The Sunday Times

Mia Aimaro Ogden - The Sunday Times

“Barbara and Valeria will teach you how to prepare the perfect pasta from scratch. At Il Salotto di Penelope you will learn how the Bolognese classics are made at home”.

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Helen Johnson - Prima Magazine

Helen Johnson - Prima Magazine

“Try your hand at rolling fresh pasta or cooking up a traditional ragu sauce at cookery school Il Salotto di Penelope”.

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Mikel Lòpez Iturriaga - El Comidista

Mikel Lòpez Iturriaga - El Comidista

Il Salotto di Penelope mentioned in one of the most important food-blogs of Spain: El Comidista.

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Benjamin Bennett - S Magazine

Benjamin Bennett - S Magazine

Here we were taught which pasta shapes should be served with which sauces (it’s spaghetti, of course, with a classic Bolognese) and then had a chance to make some of the dishes for ourselves.

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Sarah Gilbert - Four Magazine

Sarah Gilbert - Four Magazine

“Food is so inextricably linked to the city that it’s been known as ‘la grassa’ (‘the fat’), for centuries”, epicurean traveller Sarah Gilbert writes. She takes FOUR on a gourmet trip around the city of Bologna, Italy…

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Sarah Gilbert - Wanderlust Magazine

Sarah Gilbert - Wanderlust Magazine

“They say the secret to make great pasta is to stretch out the dough, so you can ‘see San Luca through it’ “.

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Megan McDonough – The Epoch Times

Megan McDonough – The Epoch Times

“If you’ve ever made handmade pasta, you know how much effort it requires and yet, during our class with Il Salotto Di Penelope, the time flew right by.”

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Megan McDonough – The Bohemians Trails

Megan McDonough – The Bohemians Trails

“I was blown away by how much effort goes into making each type of pasta but moreso, by the passion both women have for the art of pasta-making.”

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Megan McDonough – We Blog The World

Megan McDonough – We Blog The World

“It was really refreshing to actually feel like I’m in someone’s home.”

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Mrs Lior Cohen - Lametayel

Mrs Lior Cohen - Lametayel

Lametayel is the most important Israelian website of travels and tourism. This article is dedicated to Emilia Romagna and Bologna is mentioned as an art city, where you can enjoy a lot of nice food.

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Mrs Chen Zausmer - Ynet

Mrs Chen Zausmer - Ynet

In this article Il Salotto di Penelope is mentioned as a good place to enjoy a class dedicated to families, where parents can learn how to prepare “pasta sfoglia” with their children.

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Niv Shtendel - Mako

Niv Shtendel - Mako

Mako is a popular news website. This article is dedicated to Emilia Romagna, easy to reach for Israelian tourists. Bologna, as always happens, is the main stop-over for all the art, food and beauty lovers.

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