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Biscottificio Innocenti Bakery in Trastevere, Rome

You can almost always smell Biscottificio Innocenti before you see it. The cookie shop is tucked away down a quiet Trastevere street but the aroma of freshly baked sweets is enough to draw you down the cobblestone lane, away from the busy hubbub of the rest of the neighborhood. There are cookies and then there […]

Fave dei Morti: Italian Cookies for the Day of the Dead

While Halloween is gaining in popularity, there are other Italian holidays that take precedent this week. The 1st of November is all Saints Day (Ogni Santi), with the Day of the Dead following straight behind on November 2nd. One of the traditional foods to eat on the Italian Day of the Dead (la commemorazione dei […]