Flavio al Velavevodetto is an excellent Rome restaurant built into the side of Monte Testaccio.
Like any good Roman-transplant, I spend a good deal of time happily scarfing down more pasta than I would have believed prudent 2 years ago. My hands down favorite place for a lunchtime carb fix in Rome’s historic center is Pastificio. Not only is it very very good, it is also one of the cheapest […]
I find myself most often intimidated by the simplest recipes. Only 3 ingredients to make something delicious? Then there must be some secret perfect combination of the items that makes for the perfect ‘basic’ treat. Gnocchi is a prime example of this fear. I refuse to try to make them. Potatoes Flour Salt Egg No […]
Cacio e pepe is a Roman dish, it is also the best “macaroni and cheese” that you will ever eat. This is the dish that reminds me of home, even though making comparisons to Kraft dinners is probably sacrilege. Cacio is a Roman cheese, and pepe is simply black pepper. Throw that on top of […]