Fresh tagliatelle, Gratifico

The tradition of true Bologna tagliatelli is found in its width, 8 millimetres, one twelve thousandth of the height of the Torre degli Asinelli one of the two towers that, with the Torre Garisenda, identifies the heart of the city. Italy's Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies has recognised Bolognesi tagliatelli as Prodotti Agroalimentari Tradizionali, or PAT (traditional Italian food products).