Where Did Pizza Come From Originally?

Who Invented Pizza? Well, who did invent pizza? The natural answer to such an apparently simple question would be — “Duh, Italians!”.  It is commonly thought that the archetypal pizza, an open-faced bread pie covered in tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil and olive oil, is born in 1889 by the hands of the Neapolitan baker Raffaele […]

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IS ROME VEGAN FRIENDLY?

Where to find the best vegetarian restaurants in Rome? When you think about traditional Roman food, an overflowing plate of bucatini all’amatriciana, or the even more popular spaghetti alla carbonara, or a panino con la porchetta. So many Italian dishes are meaty in some way so, one might think that, as a whole, traditional Italian […]

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Where to find the best Italian cheese in Rome?

Where Is The Best Cheese In Italy? If you want to savour lots of cheese during your time in Rome, then this is the perfect list for you! From sampling cheeses to wine pairings, here you can find the best shops, restaurants, bars and markets that you should check out when in Rome. You are definitely […]

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A STEP-BY-STEP RECIPE FOR AUTHENTIC ITALIAN GELATO

How To Make Gelato At Home If I asked you a food for all seasons, what would be your answer? For us it is always ice-cream season! Most of us eat gelato no mather what name it goes by. So before homemade gelato recipe, let’s have a look what is gelato and what is the […]

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NAVIGATING AN ITALIAN MENU

How To Order From An Italian Menu? Upon looking at an Italian Menu you will realize that it is divided into several sections. The order in which these are displayed in the many is often somewhat random compared to the traditional sequence of plates cultivated over centuries. Of course, you don’t have to order all […]

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THE BEST ITALIAN SUMMER FOODS TO EAT WHEN IN ITALY

The most iconic Italian summer foods  The summers in Italy are utterly enchanting. The weather is sunny, the people are friendly and – most importantly – the food is always good! Italians seem to be fully committed to eating the freshest ingredients during each calendar month, both in their homes and when they go out […]

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APERITIVO TIME IN ROME: WHERE TO GET THE BEST SPRITZ IN TOWN!

Bubbly. Neon orange. Refreshing. What pops into your head? It should be Aperol Spritz — the epitome of Roman aperitivo cocktail time. This classic among the locals of the Italian capital is made with Aperol (Campari’s slightly less-bitter cousin) mixed with Prosecco. Traditionally, it is served for “aperitivo” over ice with a long straw for […]

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