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Meritime-008Lazzarini/Giorgetti Families, who have been working in this field for over 50 years, will make you enjoy the traditional local tastes of our land. We particularly take care of breakfast, served with a delicious buffet where you can taste croissants and pastries, cereals, cold cuts, cheese, creamy yogurt, fresh milk, fruit juice, natural organic products, honey-flavoured fruit and many other delicacies. Particular attention is paid to the cuisine by the hotel owners. Would you like to enjoy the local tastes of Romagna? Come and visit one of our hotels, Meritime and Francesca Hotel in Igea Marina.

Starters, first and second courses, meat and fish, vegetables and homemade cakes, typical wines (sweet and dry) and the famous unique Piadina Romagnola; great attention is paid to everything.


Here you are some recipes that you can taste at Hotel Meritime.


cappelletti per brodoMix the ricotta in a bowl with other ingredients for the filling.
Prepare the pastry and then continuously kneaded until it is very smooth and homogeneous. read>>

Noodles Bolognese
tagliatellePlace on cutting the flour, make a hole in the middle and put the eggs and salt, mix everything by hand. When the mixture is very hard and compact read >>

passatelliNot need the dough. The fundamental rule is that the dose of Parmesan cheese were more abundant than the breadcrumbs for greater palatability. read >>

Bolognese Meatsouce
raguMelt the butter for about 2 minutes, then add chopped onion. carrot, celery and chopped bacon. Fry for a few minutes then add the chopped beef and chicken livers, let cook for several minutes and add the wine. read>>

besciamellaBring the milk to a boil, melt the butter in a saucepan and add flour, salt and pepper and a small amount of nutmeg. Gradually add hot milk and cook for about 10 .read>>

Grandma’s donut
ciambellaMix all ingredients. In a large greased baking pan all over with butter, pour everything, sprinkle sugar here and there and put some butter and cook over medium heat.  Read>>

Resembling Triple Dessert
zuppa ingleseugar and flour by melting with a little ‘milk and, stirring constantly. Boil the remaining hot milk and add it gradually and cream that have previously prepared. Read >>

Apple Pie
torta di meleIMix all ingredients. In a large greased baking pan all over with butter, pour everything, sprinkle sugar here and there and put some  Read >>

Mulled Wine
vin brulePour into a saucepan a pint or two of dry red wine, add cinnamon, cloves, sugar what is necessary, peel and lemon juice and (if the wine was so sweet, a glass of Campari) boil for half an hour or little more. Read >>

Piadina Romagnola
piadinaThe flatbread is one of the most traditional recipes from Romagna. In the past it was cooked on hot coals “text”. Today, however, is cooked on an iron pan.Mix the flour with lard,  Read >>