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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Amatriciana: flavor of Rome

Amatriciana is one of those recipes that has got an eternal aura that defies the time. Despite it had undergone substantial changes, such as the addition of tomatoes, it remains a dish handed down from generation to generation. It is a very rich condiment based on four basic ingredients: the guanciale (pork cheek), the tomato, […]

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Cacio e pepe: what else?

Cacio e pepe, cheese and pepper is an institution of Rome. It represents the popular soul of city that despite being majestic is also rich of hidden treasures. Very popular throughout Italy, this dish is one of the most famous first courses, along with carbonara, gricia and amatriciana, but among the four it is the simplest […]

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