Category Archives: Italy

Rome for the Summer—A Guide to What, Where and When to Eat

When I moved to Rome for 6 months of university study last year, I had one thing on my mind, and one thing only. Food. Sure, spending my time engulfed in Italian grammar books, or attempting to infiltrate the university’s

Rome for the Summer—A Guide to What, Where and When to Eat

When I moved to Rome for 6 months of university study last year, I had one thing on my mind, and one thing only. Food. Sure, spending my time engulfed in Italian grammar books, or attempting to infiltrate the university’s

Recipe: Fresh Pappardelle in Tomato, Chilli, Bacon, Parmesan & Herb sauce

Making fresh pasta can be a time consuming process, but it’s well worth the effort and the more you make it, the faster you will get. A little elbow grease gives you flavourful pasta with more bite than the dried supermarket

Recipe: Fresh Pappardelle in Tomato, Chilli, Bacon, Parmesan & Herb sauce

Making fresh pasta can be a time consuming process, but it’s well worth the effort and the more you make it, the faster you will get. A little elbow grease gives you flavourful pasta with more bite than the dried supermarket

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