Tag: Lazio

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October 27, 2020

By Peg Kern

Travel Memories: My First Trip to Italy

Filed Under  Destination Features, What's Up at TIK

It's hard not to wax nostalgic about travel these days. As the effects of COVID-19 keep us all at home, with no clear indication of when we'll be able to travel again, those of us with wanderlust turn our minds to fond memories of trips past. I have been thinking increasingly of my first trip to Italy, when I was a university student taking part in a study abroad program… Read
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July 7, 2020

By Peg Kern

Travel Inspirations: Visiting Rome on a Cooking Vacation with TIK

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips, Travel Videos

We are often asked what our favorite destinations for the best cooking vacations are, and as I explained in our recent video (see below!), that is a hard question to answer. But in an effort to inspire you, we are going to feature some of our personal favorites. For me, there is only one place to start: Rome! I have always been of the opinion that whatever part of Italy… Read
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June 1, 2020

By Peg Kern

Supplí al Telefono - Recipe for Fried Roman Rice Balls

Filed Under  Food History, Recipes

One of our favorite types of Roman street food to eat are Supplí al telefono, a type of fried rice ball that is very like the more widely known arancini, which hail from Sicily. Supplî are a perfect and hearty little snack, consisting of leftover risotto formed into an oblong ball, stuffed with cheese, and then breaded and fried. You can find supplí throughout Rome in local "Pizza al taglio"… Read
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August 13, 2019

By Peg Kern

What to Eat in Rome

Filed Under  Destination Features, Food History, Travel Tips

If you're exploring Italy on a Rome food tour, chances are you love Italian food. Traditional Roman cuisine has some of the most quintessential of Italian dishes, and they are there to enjoy on our best food tours in Rome or during our hands-on cooking classes in Rome. After decades of traveling to Rome (not to mention living there), we are here to answer the question: What should I eat… Read
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February 3, 2017

By Peg Kern

Hands-On Cooking Classes in Rome

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips

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

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips

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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