Aubergine Parmigiana…Old tradition and authentic flavour

Aubergine parmigiana

Aubergine Parmigiana is a “classic” of the Italian traditional food and among the Italian dishes most imitated in the world. However there are still different opinions regarding the region where the popular recipe comes from. The word “parmigiana” in Italian means literally “from Parma” and this is just one of the reasons why Emilia Romagna is between the […]

Pesto: yesterday, today and wine pairing

Pesto

Pesto is one of the Italian masterpieces and among the most famous cold sauce in the world. Although the classic “Pesto alla Genovese” was created in Liguria only in the XIX century, the practice of blending aromatic herbs with cheese and garlic has a very long tradition. Virgilio ,in one of his scripts, says that […]

Pollo alla cacciatora: profile and perfect wine pairing

Chicken

Pollo alla cacciatora is one of the most typical italian dishes and it comes from the traditional peasant food. “Alla cacciatora” means “like hunters” that used to flavour with rosmarin and garlic the game just after hunted. Many regions, in particular in central Italy, claim the origin of Pollo alla cacciatora but Rome seems to be its […]

Top 10 Things to do and see Amalfi Coast

Ravello

The Amalfi coast is the most spectacular coast-road in Europe. It belongs to the Unesco list. The road connecting Positano to Vietri sul mare is pretty curvy (about 700 curves) and 55 km long. There are 13 small villages with their own traditions, history and legends. Discover with us the musts of The Amalfi Coast.  […]

Top 10 BEST Roman dishes and traditional plates

Trippa romana

Top 10 Roman dishes 1. Pasta Carbonara. Her majesty the pasta Carbonara is one of the most famous pasta in the world. Unfortunately chefs in many countries add weird ingredients such as white cream, ham and sometimes peas. We don’t have an original recipe but the ingredients are quite clear, they are  only 3: egg, […]

The real Pasta Alfredo – Italian food curiosities

pasta

You will be disappointed when you enter a typical Italian restaurant and you don’t find the world-famous pasta Alfredo.Nowadays you can find pasta Alfredo in some menus only because of the increasing tourists demand but it doesn’t belong to the Italian culinary tradition, at all. Why is pasta Alfredo so famous then? At the beginning […]

Best Aperitivo Rome

Aperitivo is a ritual for Italians and it is the step before an Italian Lunch or Dinner. Aperitivo is usually accompained by some Finger Food such as Chips, Pistachios, Olives, Nuts just to open the Stomach. On the other hand, Apericena includes the word Cena that means Dinner and it can be a substitute for […]

Falerno del Massico Wine Tasting – the favourite Wine of the ancient Romans

Wine

The legend says:  The God Bacchus once, pretending to be someone else, asked hospitality to an old man called Falerno. This man offered him a bed where to sleep, food and milk. Bacchus, moved by his generosity, transformed the milk in wine and gave birth to one of the most legendary wine: Falerno del Massico  […]