Puttanesca: the sauce with the sinful name

Puttanesca is one of the most characteristic recipes of the Italian gastronomic tradition. The cities that compete for it are two, Naples and Rome. It is a sauce made from tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, black Gaeta olives, capers and oregano. In the Roman version the salted anchovies are added. For the Capital, in fact, it is […]

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Arrabbiata: the gritty energy of Roman sauce

The Arrabbiata Sauce is a typically Roman sauce. Born from the combination of simple ingredients, like fresh tomatoes, oil, garlic, chilli and pecorino cheese, the arrabbiata sauce is one of the specialties of the Roman and Lazio cuisine. Its explosive taste, mainly due to the use of chilli, triggers an immediate redness on the face […]

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Photography: story of light painting shots

We all know what photography is and just for the sake oftrying we got closer to this form of art. Literally the word comes from two Greek terms: phos (photo) and graphis (spelling). So in some ways the hidden meaning of the word photography is to write with light. After all, light is the fundamental element […]

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Artichokes: the Roman warrior with a tender heart

The artichoke is a complex vegetable. Sung and told by many, with the words of Pablo Neruda in his Ode al carciofo we find a precise description: “The tender-hearted artichoke was dressed as a warrior”. The artichoke is a vegetable with a unique shape, extremely generous, which goes with many second courses and that can […]

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Gnocchi: the recipe of Italian granny

Gnocchi are one of the most popular dishes in the world, prepared in all the regions of Italy with the usual small differences. They are a very simple dish and they could be combined with any type of seasoning. In Rome they are one of the most served dishes along with Amatriciana and Carbonara. Due to […]

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Polpette: the Italian dish that conquers the world

Polpette are one of those dishes that accompany the life of an Italian from childhood to adulthood. In fact, many Italians would say that it was their grandmother who created the recipe for polpette. Depending on the city and the region, there are different kind of meatballs, flavored with several spices, with sauce or in white: […]

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Saltimbocca alla Romana: the unmistakable Italian taste

Saltimbocca alla Romana (Roman style veal slices) are a typical dish of the Roman cuisine: tasty slices of veal with raw ham and sage with a flavor so good that they jump directly into the mouth! A quick and appetizing treat: the name probably comes from its unmistakable taste. However, the origin of this dish […]

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Pesto: the traditionally mystical Italian sauce

Pesto is one of the sauces of the Italian culinary tradition typical of the Liguria region, a jagged arch on the sea, cradle of aromatic herbs. The original pesto is a cold sauce made from basil and cheese, enriched with pine nuts, garlic and extra virgin olive oil. As every recipe has undergone many transformations, […]

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Bruschetta: the appetizer to taste Italy

The simplicity in the kitchen always wins and the bruschetta is one of those simple dishes that are also rich in flavor and authenticity. A delicious appetizer, a poor dish that is a must in restaurants throughout Italy. The bruschetta was born as a hymn of the Tricolor, the Italian flag, thanks to the colours of the three […]

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Tagliatelle: a tasteful type of pasta

Tagliatelle is a type of handmade egg pasta typical of Italian cuisine. It owes its name to the “cut” that is made on the puff pastry previously pulled with a rolling pin and rolled up on itself. It is an Emilian pasta but widespread throughout the peninsula. You could very well apply the word “going […]

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