The art of pairing wine and food is the key of a successful meal and the passport to the most amazing foodie experience. Is the ability to create a relation between food and wine based on tasting and the use of senses. Why to put some effort in doing this? If we are drinking and eating for […]

Are you travelling to Italy and have in mind to be delighted by the amazing and affordable Italian wines and you are just thinking to Prosecco and Chianti? Be open minded and you’d be incredibly surprised. This is a very short list of wines I like to recommend to my foodie­friends travelling in Italy, surely not exhaustive of […]

Are you travelling to Italy and have in mind to be delighted by the amazing and affordable Italian wines and you are just thinking to Prosecco and Chianti? Be open minded and you’d be incredibly surprised. This is a very short list of wines I like to recommend to my foodie­friends travelling in Italy, surely not exhaustive of […]

Are you travelling to Italy and have in mind to be delighted by the amazing and affordable Italian wines and you are just thinking to Prosecco and Chianti? Be open minded and you’d be incredibly surprised. This is a very short list of wines I like to recommend to my foodie­friends travelling in Italy, surely not exhaustive of […]

If you come to Rome on Fridays do not miss to the famed baccalà(fried cod fillets) . Inexpensive, delicious, a favorite of locals, the baccalà fillets are served wrapped in paper. Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds dried salt cod 1 cup flour mineral water vegetable oil (or other oil for frying) Rinse the baccalà, fillets, the place […]

Traditionally, porchetta is  a nose to tail affair, in which a whole pig is deboned and roasted on a spit. This was probably not the most practical option for those hoping for a taste of Rome closer to home:))))   A rectangular piece of boneless pork belly and a piece of pork loin of roughly […]

  A little bit of history Trastevere is the 13th rione of Rome, on the west bank of the Tiber, south of Vatican City. Its name comes from the Latin trans Tiberim, meaning literally “beyond the Tiber”. In Rome’s Regal period (753-509 BC), the area across the Tiber belonged to the hostile Etruscans, the area […]

If you are looking for an unforgettable risotto in Rome will not have an easy life. Maybe not everyone knows that the Romans, like the Neapolitans, and in general the southerners, not very fond of rice, considered a food for the sick to eat in case of disturbances gastric and intestinal. In fact, even the […]

La panzanella (tomato toast). This recipe is so simple to prepare as the “bruschetta”.Take a slice of home-made bread, moisten with some water, open a fresh red tomato and rub it over the bread. Let the juice be absorbed by the bread. Add some olive oil on top, salt and a few basil leaves. This […]