Morning exploring Trionfale Market, Cooking Demo and Roman Lunch


It’s impossible for me to resist an invite to explore markets, even ones I’ve been too before as it’s fascinating to explore them with a different set of eyes. So when I received an invitation by Trionfale Tours to spend a morning with them at the market, I happily accepted. Recently launched, Trionfale Tours started […]

More great places to eat in Rome

Pizza al taglio and suppli from Pizzarium

Just this past week I’ve come across a handful of great posts on places to eat in Rome, and would like to share them with you in case you have missed them The first post I came across was from Tavole Romane titled “The Untouchables” where they list not 10 or 20 or even 30 […]

Culinary Vacation in Italy: Rome as the base

Cooking Holidays in Italy: Using Rome as the base

A friend is planning a culinary vacation in Italy and using Rome as her base, she has asked if I could help with her itinerary. Here are some ideas which came to mind for her two-week holiday focused mainly on culinary experiences, with a few sprinkles of culture as well as time to chill. Before […]

Pasta making class in Rome

Pici made and ready to be cooked - Pasta making class in Rome

As I love cooking and experimenting in the kitchen, I happily accepted the invitation to join a pasta making class in Rome with a professional chef. The idea of spending an evening enjoying a homemade meal on the terrace of an apartment in the historic center is not one I could easily turn down. I’ve […]

A week’s worth of eating out in Rome

Places to eat Rome - Osteria Fernanda - Calamari

After my sister had sent me the details of her flight itinerary to Rome, the next email I got was an itinerary of new of places she would like to check out from the 17 places I had suggested. With slightly more than a week in Rome, it was a tight schedule especially as dinners […]

17 Places to Eat in Rome – List for my sister

Places to eat in Rome - Romeo

My sister has been contemplating a visit to Rome and with many new exciting places that have just opened up, here’s another list of 17 places that she may want to check out when she is in town next. Not all are “new” openings but the list includes places which are new to me. They […]

Christmas Holidays are over!

Christmas in Rome - Colosseum

With the arrival of La Befana on January 6th, the Christmas holidays in Italy are officially over.  Time seems to have flown by in warp-speed especially considering that my holidays started middle of November. I had spent a month in Asia with family and got back to Rome a week before Christmas, in time to […]

Exploring Trionfale Food Market and Roman Cuisine with Tavole Romane


Before revealing the mouth-watering tastings we had while exploring the Trionfale market and the impressive new food outlets in Prati, a big thank you to Tavole Romane for the kind invitation to join them on this exciting food tour. I was eagerly looking forward to it as there were many firsts for me which I […]

Metamorfosi – Literally A Transformation

Metamorfosi - Places to Eat in Rome - Lamb Shoulder

The experience at Metamorfosi was literally a transformation for me.  I swore I stepped in with mixed emotions ranging from a touch of excitement, a hint of curiosity and much apprehension but I walked out completely transformed and full of praises! Allow me to share some background details to give you an idea of what […]

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 […]

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