Monthly Archives: November 2014

Restaurant Review: Da Agnese, Lake Albano

Not only does Ristorante Da Agnese have a superb view over Lake Albano and the encircling hillsides, it is also surrounded by towns famous for their top-quality produce: buffalo mozzarella from Circeo, porchetta from Ariccia and local prosciutto and salumi

Restaurant Review: Da Agnese, Lake Albano

Not only does Ristorante Da Agnese have a superb view over Lake Albano and the encircling hillsides, it is also surrounded by towns famous for their top-quality produce: buffalo mozzarella from Circeo, porchetta from Ariccia and local prosciutto and salumi

See Napoli & Eat: Neapolitan Specialities

From the rich and gritty culture of Napoli have emerged many of Italy’s culinary masterpieces. The city’s coastal location means that is has delicious, fresh seafood on its doorstep. Many of the neighbouring towns of Calabria have offered up delights

See Napoli & Eat: Neapolitan Specialities

From the rich and gritty culture of Napoli have emerged many of Italy’s culinary masterpieces. The city’s coastal location means that is has delicious, fresh seafood on its doorstep. Many of the neighbouring towns of Calabria have offered up delights

Pazza for Pizza in Rome

Pizza is without a doubt one of the worlds most popular Italian foods. The Italian pizza was born in Napoli, where the classic Margherita was invented as a tribute to their queen, using the colours of the national flag. Now,

Pazza for Pizza in Rome

Pizza is without a doubt one of the worlds most popular Italian foods. The Italian pizza was born in Napoli, where the classic Margherita was invented as a tribute to their queen, using the colours of the national flag. Now,

Restaurant Review: Roscioli, Rome

Roscioli is a salumeria-cum bakery-cum cheese shop-cum deli-cum restaurant that excels in every category (much like that overachieving student from your high school class). But excellence come at a price. Both the restaurant and the bakery sit unassumingly along a

Restaurant Review: Roscioli, Rome

Roscioli is a salumeria-cum bakery-cum cheese shop-cum deli-cum restaurant that excels in every category (much like that overachieving student from your high school class). But excellence come at a price. Both the restaurant and the bakery sit unassumingly along a

Café Review: Pompi, Rome

Tiramisù is my dessert of choice. If it’s on the menu, I’ll order it, needless to say, I have eaten many a tiramisù in my time. Pompi is the home of this most famous Italian dessert and, as well as

Café Review: Pompi, Rome

Tiramisù is my dessert of choice. If it’s on the menu, I’ll order it, needless to say, I have eaten many a tiramisù in my time. Pompi is the home of this most famous Italian dessert and, as well as

Café Review: Supplizio, Rome

Supplizio takes Roman street food to a whole other level in a cosy vintage-y cafe tucked into the cobbled side streets in the centre of Rome. Its brick walls and grand armchairs give inelegant snacks a very classy edge, despite it

Café Review: Supplizio, Rome

Supplizio takes Roman street food to a whole other level in a cosy vintage-y cafe tucked into the cobbled side streets in the centre of Rome. Its brick walls and grand armchairs give inelegant snacks a very classy edge, despite it

The Best Gelato in Town: Giolitti, Rome

Ask for the best place for gelato in Rome and 99% of the time you’ll be told Giolitti (that last 1% being the response of a tourist who you have mistaken for a knowing local). Giolitti is infamous and is Rome’s oldest ice cream

The Best Gelato in Town: Giolitti, Rome

Ask for the best place for gelato in Rome and 99% of the time you’ll be told Giolitti (that last 1% being the response of a tourist who you have mistaken for a knowing local). Giolitti is infamous and is Rome’s oldest ice cream

The Protestant Cemetery in Rome

The Protestant Cemetery in Rome, (now called the Non-Catholic cemetery to represent other faiths that are represented there, such as Islam, Judaism and Buddhism) also know as the Englishman’s cemetery is the final resting place of some of the world’s

The Protestant Cemetery in Rome

The Protestant Cemetery in Rome, (now called the Non-Catholic cemetery to represent other faiths that are represented there, such as Islam, Judaism and Buddhism) also know as the Englishman’s cemetery is the final resting place of some of the world’s

Restaurant Review: Carlo Menta, Rome

I won’t boast the Carlo Menta serves the best food about town, but the atmosphere is always lively, service is fast, prices are extremely economical and its ideally located for a night out. Thats not to say that the food is

Restaurant Review: Carlo Menta, Rome

I won’t boast the Carlo Menta serves the best food about town, but the atmosphere is always lively, service is fast, prices are extremely economical and its ideally located for a night out. Thats not to say that the food is

Recipe: Spinach and Ricotta Tortelloni in Arrabbiata Sauce

This is a great summer dish with simple and fresh flavours, perfect enjoyed sat in your garden with a glass of chilled white wine. It takes a little time to make, but is well worth the effort. Ingredients: pasta: 100g plain flour

Recipe: Spinach and Ricotta Tortelloni in Arrabbiata Sauce

This is a great summer dish with simple and fresh flavours, perfect enjoyed sat in your garden with a glass of chilled white wine. It takes a little time to make, but is well worth the effort. Ingredients: pasta: 100g plain flour