Fiori di zucca: summer’s most delicious gift

Fiori di zucca: summer’s most delicious gift

The steamy summer is in full force. Beach days, hazy afternoons, and sweltering heat. If you have been to your farmer’s market you may have seen the abundance of gorgeous fruits and vegetables that is our reward for dealing with such insufferable temperatures. First...
Carbonara, the love of my life

Carbonara, the love of my life

Carbonara, l’amore della mia vita. Carbonara, the love of my life. Roman cuisine proudly boasts of many traditional pasta dishes that bring consistent joy to all who consume them. Cacio e Pepe, Amatriciana, Arrabbiata, Gricia, all of whom I care for deeply. But,...
The real cacio e pepe

The real cacio e pepe

To say that cacio e pepe is having a moment would be an understatement. The dish has been popular in central Italy for centuries, but until the last decade or so it was mainly a simple meal to be eaten at home or in a casual trattoria. Perhaps because of an increased...