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alla bolognese

Language: Italian

Description: "In the style of Bologna." A sauce of tomato and minced (US: ground) beef with chicken livers, onions, garlic, carrot and so on, served with Parmesan cheese. It may on some occasions simply mean a sauce of tomatoes and cheese.

Pronounced: ahl-lah boh-lohn-YEH-seh
Gender: N/A
Ethnicity: Italian
Most frequent country: Widespread
Most frequent region: Bologna in Emilia-Romagna

See places: Italian food and cuisine, Emilia-Romagna, Bologna

See foods and dishes: Bologna sausage, baccalĂ  alla bolognese, bocconotti alla bolognese, cappelletti alla bolognese, costoletta alla bolognese, crescentina bolognese, Parmigiano-Reggiano, salsa alla bolognese

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