During artichoke season there are so many great ways to enjoy fresh artichokes, one of my favourite is a simple pasta sugo (sauce) [...]
Christmas is coming, and it’s time to think about Christmas desserts. My family used to bake a time-consuming Polish [...]
Carbonara outside of Italy is the bastard of globalisation. Internationally, chefs tend to add heavy cream, mushroom and butter to [...]
In the 90s, Roma had few pubs, which offered a place to sit and enjoy a pint of your favourite beer. Men dominated the space behind the bar and pushed women to the kitchen. Lorenza had no choice but to work as a cook to support herself in her university days. She used to prepare simple snacks and tiramisu from her aunt’s recipe. A pleasant addition to her daily wage was free booze that was pouring in streams after the closing hours. Students life is not a sad life.
My first encounter with pizza was in post-communist Poland. In the nineties, a country that no longer suffered from the economic [...]
This July, when in Italy, I visited Bracciano, a small town situated 50 km north-west of Rome over a picturesque lake of the same [...]
It was the middle of July. Rome’s muggy summer air filled my lungs as I walked out of the metro station at Laurentina. Fascist [...]
A long time ago I promised myself that one day I’d visit Rome and spend all my money on food. This July, my dream came true. I had [...]