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Smart Mouth: Details, La Vecchia Scuola Bolognese, Bologna, Italy

Author Jane Black pipes ricotta filling onto fresh pasta dough for tortelloni at La Vecchia Scuola in Bologna, Italy. (Jane Black/JANE BLACK)

La Vecchia Scuola Bologne se

Via Malvasia 49

Bologna, Italy


80 euros (about $113) per person for a four-hour lesson, including lunch. The school is closed from July 23 to Sept. 4, reopening Sept. 5. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Call or e-mail to reserve a space in an English-speaking class.

Jane Black, a former Washington Post staff writer, covers food politics and culture. She is based in Washington, D.C.
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