Rome for Hungry Travellers: How to Taste the City’s History

Fresh ingredients in Rome markets

While you’ll find the most obvious relics from Rome’s past in the city’s squares, basilicas and ancient ruins, the food here also has a story to tell. Fresh, locally sourced ingredients have ruled Rome ever since there were laws governing how extravagant (or not) a meal could be – and over the years food has […]

Easy Italian Recipe: Gnocchi di zucca alla romana

Easy Italian recipe: Gnocchi alla romana - ready to be baked

When my sister-in-law made this dish late last month, I asked her for the recipe as it was perfect for a chilly autumn’s day. I’ve made potato gnocchi before but never tried making gnocchi alla romana and this version makes it even more alluring as I love pumpkin. It is a surprisingly easy Italian recipe and […]

Easy Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Easy Pumpkin Soup - Perfect for autumn

First let me apologize for the lack of posts lately. While I was tied up with work in September, I was hoping October would give me a breather. Not quite so as I was still busy with work as well as baking chocolate desserts for my niece’s birthday, going on a hike, getting a cold, […]

Lemon Pull Apart Cupcake

Pull Apart Cupcake Collage

The original recipe I saw was for a Lemon Pull-Apart Coffee Cake but as my nieces have left for their summer holidays, I had to find a way to make small batches which I can freeze. My go-to idea here always ends up being cupcakes or muffins as I can easily store them and just […]

Easy Italian Appetizer: Baked Lemon filled with Mozzarella

Easy Italian Appetizer - Baked Amalfi Lemons

This week I met up with my friend Gillian who had just returned from a trip to the Amalfi Coast. Loving Amalfi lemons as much as I do, Gillian mentioned that while she was there, she made an easy Italian appetizer from Jamie Oliver’s book “Jamie’s Italy” using Amalfi lemons. Thanks again, Gillian. Due to my […]

Simple Pasta Recipe: Tagliolini al Limone

Simple pasta recipe - Tagliolini al Limone - Fresh Pasta - Tagliolini

Confession. I love lemons and everything with lemons. While my favorite lemon recipe last summer was the Crostata con Crema al Limone (Lemon Tart), this year I was looking for a new lemon related recipe. And I found one. A simple pasta recipe – tagliolini al limone. Please allow me to digress for a second. […]

Homemade Meals and Baked Treats in Rome

Homemade Meals in Rome: Fettuccine al dente

My sister is still writing some posts to recount her very short two-week trip here as a tourist in Rome.  She managed to pack a lot in a relatively short period and has several more interesting posts to share over the next few weeks. Whenever I can manage to get BrowsingRome to cook or bake […]

Loving Italian Breakfast

Loving Italian Breakfast - Maritozzi con panna

My sister can’t get over maritozzi with panna!  She absolutely loves them. Here’s another guest post from her on her favorites for breakfast . What are your favs? As a person with a sweet tooth, I’ve always enjoyed the Italian breakfast of sweet pastries.  Now on this trip I discovered maritozzi con panna and now […]

Learning to make Brioche Veneziana

Learning to make brioche veneziana - End results

As my sister is in town for the next few weeks, she will be writing a few guest posts on BrowsingRome.  We will be checking out a few new places to eat as well as her old time favorites. Here’s her first guest post. ——- I’ll be doing a few guest posts during my two […]

Torta Rustica: Carciofi e Prosciutto Cotto

Torta rustica: Cooked carciofi

It’s carciofi (artichoke) season and as I volunteered to make some torte rustiche for my nieces birthday party, I thought a torta rustica with carciofi would be a good choice. As I have mentioned in my earlier post, I have never made torta rustica before and now I just love them! It’s a great dish […]

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