Ragù classico alla bolognese is a traditional Italian meat sauce that originates from the Emilia-Romagna region. It is specifically associated with the city of Bologna and can be found in various towns and communes within the region.

In Bologna, you can find this classic ragù at renowned restaurants such as Trattoria Anna Maria and Osteria dell’Orsa. These establishments have perfected the art of making the authentic ragù, which is typically served with tagliatelle pasta.

Another town where you can find this delicious sauce is Modena. Here, you can visit Trattoria Aldina or Osteria Francescana, both known for their exceptional ragù alla bolognese.

The ragù classico alla bolognese is made with specific ingredients and follows a Traditional Recipess. It typically includes minced beef, pancetta, onions, carrots, celery, tomato paste, red wine, and milk. The sauce is slow-cooked for several hours to develop its rich flavors.

This Traditional Recipess has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-Foodstuffs) recognition, which guarantees its authenticity and adherence to traditional methods. The specifications for the ragù classico alla bolognese include:

– Use of specific cuts of beef, such as chuck or shoulder
– No use of garlic or herbs
– Slow cooking for a minimum of three hours
– Use of specific ratios of ingredients, such as 1:1:1 for beef, pancetta, and vegetables

Sources:
– “Ragù alla bolognese: la ricetta tradizionale” – Giallo Zafferano (giallozafferano.it)
– “Ragù alla bolognese” – Accademia Italiana della Cucina (accademiaitalianadellacucina.it)