The Best Bucatini All’Amatriciana Recipe

Bucatini all'amatriciana

Although not exactly originating in Rome (more about that later!), bucatini all’amatriciana is one of the most typical dishes you can get at any good trattoria in the Italian capital. Much like carbonara, the traditional sauce is often object of debate – with purists (like myself) that will stick to the original ingredients and others … Read more

The Best Recipe For Puntarelle Alla Romana

puntarelle alla romana

Puntarelle alla Romana is one of the most typical salads or side dishes you can find on a menu in Rome, strictly towards the end of winter and the beginning of spring, when puntarelle – a delicious, crispy salad found in the regions of Lazio and Campania – is in season. Puntarelle are the sprouts … Read more

How To Make Authentic Saltimbocca Alla Romana

saltimbocca alla romana

As the name clearly gives in, Saltimbocca alla Romana is a is a classic dish or Roman cuisine. The name “saltimbocca” literally translates as “jump in the mouth” and it’s a reference to the small size of the bites, as well as to the fact that they are so delicious you literally want them to … Read more

The Most Authentic Spaghetti Cacio E Pepe Recipe

Cacio e Pepe

Spaghetti cacio e pepe is one of the tastiest, comforting and easiest dishes of Roman cuisine. Yet, for as simple as it is, getting this dish right can be hard, and at times even the best restaurants in Italy may end up serving you a cacio e pepe that is less than satisfactory. I have … Read more

The Easiest Carciofi Alla Romana Recipe

carciofi alla romana

Carciofi alla Romana is one of the most delicious artichokes recipes in Rome – in fact in Italy. Easily found in many restaurants and trattorie in Rome, it’s something we make at home as soon as artichokes are in season. The traditional recipe calls for Romanesco artichokes, which harvest between February and April, and napitella, … Read more

An Easy Recipe For Suppli Al Telefono

supplì al telefono

A typical street food of Rome, suppli al telefono are delicious fried cones of crispy rice stuffed with melted mozzarella. Perfect as a snack, many people in Rome enjoy one as an appetizer while they wait for their pizza, but honestly they are just as perfect by themselves (and in fact, one is hardly enough!). … Read more