June 29 is the festival of Saints Peter and Paul, patrons of Rome. And what festival would be complete without delicious street food? Find out about some of the delicacies on offer.
The Pyramid of Caius Cestius and the Protestant Cemetery are two of the lesser-known highlights of southern Rome. Join me on a quick tour and discover the graves of the English poets Keats and Shelley.
After pizza, spaghetti alla carbonara is probably Italy's most famous dish, but also its most controversial. Everybody knows that this plate of bacon-and-egg pasta is supposed to have a rich, creamy, sauce, but few know the real secret of how to achieve it. Outside—and even inside—Italy, people often cheat and add a little (or … Continue reading Cooking Carbonara the right way (recipe)