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Typical products

Throughout the province

Clams from Goro

Eating soft, tasty clams that smell of the sea at Goro is not just a gastronomic act: it's a real experience for your taste buds.

Bosco Eliceo wines - DOC

Over the centuries, wine growing in Ferrara has always meant the Uva d’Oro vine, whose origins, it has been suggested, can be traced back to the Etruscans of the flourishing city of Spina.

The Zia ferrarese Salami

The origins of the "Zia Ferrarese" go back a very long way and can be traced mostly to the late Renaissance period.

Peach and Nectarine from Romagna - IGP

The areas around Ferrara that grow peaches and nectarines are as follows: Argenta, Cento, Codigoro, Massa Fiscaglia, Poggio Renatico, Portomaggiore, S. Agostino, Tresigallo, Voghiera.

Rice of the Delta - IGP

Rice cultivation in the area has started relatively recently.

Pear from Emilia-Romagna - IGP

The area of Ferrara overlooking the Po dominates pear production both in terms of quality and quantity.

Typical Melon from Emilia

News about melons grown in the Ferrarese countryside first came from Cristoforo da Messisbugo, master chef to the Este family, who recounted that this fruit was widely grown both in the city and the surrounding area.

Pampepato of Ferrara - IGP

Although Ferrara's Pampepato cake has a very special past, laced with a pinch of history and fragrant spices, it's not pepato (peppered) at all.

Torta tenerina or "tacolenta"

Tenerina pie is a traditional sweet from Ferrara. It is very flat, and it has a creamy heart.

Zabov - Zabaglione Egg Liquor

Zabov all'uovo is eggnog made with the traditional Italian recipe using milk, fresh egg yolks, sugar, a little alcohol, only 15° and it has a brandy flavour.


Cappelletti with broth are a traditional recipe of Ferrarese cuisine.


Pumpkins with a bright orange-colour flesh, sweet and firm, grow in a soil with unique organoleptic characteristics granting an excellent quality.


The alluvial soils and the presence of the right kind of trees make the Alto Ferrarese excellent for producing truffles,..

Bondiola salami

The "bondiola" from Poggio Renatico is a pork sausage, flavoured with various spices.

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