Where to shop for Thanksgiving ingredients in Rome

Expats celebrating Thanksgiving in need not panic. All they need is a little advance planning. Sourcing ingredients and staples for Thanksgiving dinner in Rome, complete with cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, yams, turkey and stuffing may seem a daunting task. But ...Leggi altro

Oct. 22 2018

Home-cooking methods for fish and seafood: baked (in a pouch or in a crust), grilled, steamed and fried

Cooking fish too daunting? It’s easily done at home. Here are the main cooking methods for fish, and two recipes that can be easily replicated at home: stewed baccalà (codfish) and baked pagello fragolino (snapper).

Jun. 20 2018

Home cooking, creams: chocolate ganache, pastry cream, crème anglaise, whipped cream

[caption id="attachment_146552" align="alignnone" width=""]Cestini di frolla con ganache al cioccolato[/caption] Chocolate ganache, pastry cream (both classic and chocolate-based), crème anglaise and whipped cream, which when added with confectioner’s sugar and vanilla becomes Chantilly cream. Here are the recipes at the ...Leggi altro

May. 08 2018

Home-cooking, gnocchi: Potato gnocchi, Semolina gnocchi, pumpkin gnocchi and bread gnocchi

[caption id="attachment_146276" align="alignnone" width=""]Gnocchi di patate[/caption] Four main ingredients for four types of gnocchi. Here are the tricks and recipes for preparing potato, semolina, pumpkin and bread gnocchi.

Apr. 26 2018

Home-cooking in Rome: recipes for Supplì, Carbonara and Oxtail

[caption id="attachment_145195" align="alignnone" width=""] Supplì classico di Trapizzino a Roma. Ph Alberto Blasetti[/caption]   Cucina romana is a cuisine that spells distant stories of men, ancient knowledge and traditions. Here are three representative recipes: Supplì, Spaghetti Carbonara and Oxtail “alla ...Leggi altro

Mar. 15 2018
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