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February 3, 2017

By Peg Kern

Hands-On Cooking Classes in Rome

Filed Under  Destination Feature

Whether you are visiting Rome on your own or letting us design a fabulous custom-made Rome itinerary for you, our cooking classes in Rome are an experience not to be missed! It's not just the food, which is sublime, or the company. It's the chance to visit the open-air market with a chef, to return to their home or cooking school to learn a bit about the Italian way of… Read
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January 30, 2017

By Peg Kern

Some of Our Top Tips for Visiting Rome

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There are so many things to see in Rome, the so-called Eternal City, that one can live there for years and still not see them all (trust me, I've tried!). Not only the seat of some of the world's most important history and culture, it presents its visitors with a way of life and a gastronomy that also provide indelible experiences that you won't want to miss. But Rome can… Read
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March 27, 2015

By Peg Kern

Roman Recipe for Filetti di Baccalà e Insalata di Puntarelle

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Springtime (and Lent in particular) to me means "Filetti di Baccalà e insalata di puntarelle," or fried cod fillets with Roman chicory salad. Many were the Fridays I went with friends in Rome to the famed baccalà restaurant near the Church of Santa Barbara, just off the Via del Governo Vecchio. Inexpensive, delicious, a favorite of locals, the baccalà fillets are served wrapped in paper, and the puntarelle are spicy… Read
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January 12, 2015

By Peg Kern

Street Food in Rome

Filed Under  Destination Feature, Food History

One of our favorite things about visiting big cities in Europe is the street food. From döner in Istanbul to crepes in Paris (more on that Friday!), some of the best and most authentic culinary experiences are found on the streets and sidewalks of the world. Although Italy is not necessarily the first place one thinks of when talking about street food—this is the place where meals at restaurants involve… Read
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February 6, 2012

By The International Kitchen

Ciambelline al Vino

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The holidays may be over, but you can still enjoy a special treat from Rome. The recipe for these delicious wine biscuits is fro one of our cooking classes in Italy. It's simple and quick, and very much an Italian way of cooking - you'll be mixing oil and wine with flour and sugar! But once these desserts start baking, they're sure to warm your kitchen and delight your family's… Read
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