The Bridges in Rome

Ponte Rotto "Broken Bridge"

Rome has many bridges crossing the only river that runs through the middle of the old city, and they have a long and complex history.
Like many other ancient civilisations did, the ancient city of Rome was founded by a river, the Tiber. Setting the city next to a river, not only provided the Romans with a food supply through fishing, but also drinking water for the people. The river Tiber was also very important to Roman trade and commerce through to the Mediterranean sea, providing access to northern Europe, North Africa, Asia and the populations which faced the Mediterranean sea. Read More …

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Bruschetta home made

BruschettaI am a food lover, I really can’t help it much. So depending on the season, I prepare and cook different dishes to please my appetite.
Are you the same too? In summer, as soon as the heat starts to hit this city, tomatoes are ripe and ready to be picked. Delicious when eaten as they are, but even better seasoned – I make my own bruschetta. It is indeed a simple dish to prepare. But first of all, how is it pronounced? Brus-ketta or Brushetta? Do we need garlic or onion? Basil or parsley?Toasted or fresh bread?

The ingredients I use are the best you can get.

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The world at my table – Colourful people

I would like to thank the guests who have taken the time to come to my place, for a typical Read More …

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Pesto home made

PestoI am sure many of you, pushed by curiosity, have tried pesto sauce at least one. Maybe ordered in an Italian restaurant with 

whatsoever kind of pasta, or bought it in your favourite supermarket in your home country. Did it taste good? Was its flavour strong, its aroma genuine and fresh and at the same time light and rich? Do you really like to know how does taste the real one, freshly made with olive oil directly from the mill, basil straight from my home grown plants? I guess the only way to find out is to come to my place then!  Read More …

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Lasagna home made

Home cooking

When it comes to eating Italian food what is the most mouthwatering dish you can think of? Lasagna is definitely one of them!

I am sure when you go out to Italian restaurants you may find this typical dish almost everywhere. But after you try the home made one you will certainly understand the difference from a touristic, industrial food to the authentic one, tasty one.

In fact Lasagna is a dish with a long cooking procedure. It has many varieties all over the country. Read More …

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