Zelten In Trentino-Alto Adige, Christmas smells like a zelten fruitcake baking in the oven. A rich, festive dessert filled with nuts and candied fruits, there is no one “true” recipe for this seasonal favorite, because every family has its own traditions and cherished ingredients. What is zelten fruitcake? There isRead More →

Panettone Italian Christmas Sweet Bread Panettone, an Italian Christmas Sweet Bread a not too sweet yeast bread, filled with raisins, candied fruit or Chocolate Chips. A delicious way to celebrate the Holidays. Panettone, this is a much easier and quicker Italian Christmas Sweet Bread Recipe to make, everyone will loveRead More →

TOP 35 THINGS TO DO IN ROME, ITALY As the years are passing, more and more secrets of Rome become a very popular point for visitors. The hidden gems of Rome are not so hidden anymore. Rome, the Eternal city is like a museum that you have to spend aRead More →

Zoning Italian Size Conversion Charts If you are on an Italian vacation, one of the things you probably want to do is some clothes and shoe shopping. Pretty natural, Italian fashion is one of the most well-known all over the world, after all. Here are the Italian size conversion charts for clothes forRead More →

TRASTEVERE While Rome entices with its extraordinary monuments, Trastevere, one of its many distinct neighborhoods, captures the traveler’s heart. Trastevere, which translates literally to “across the Tiber,” was once considered the outskirts of Rome. Allowed to develop its own flavor and now part of il centro storico, it’s the perfect place to glimpse aRead More →

Italian Stuffed Meatloaf This Italian Stuffed Meatloaf also know as a Polpettone Ripieno, is stuffed with greens and a creamy gooey cheese. It makes the perfect family or guests to dinner idea. It will become everyones favorite! We have always been a Meatloaf loving family, and I was so gladRead More →

Canederli in Broth What are canederli? Canederli are northern Italian dumplings made from stale bread, eggs and milk and a few other ingredients. These delicious bread dumplings are often cooked and served directly in broth or sometimes served “dry” after cooking. The dish, canederli in broth, is from the ItalianRead More →

Bomboloni What are krapfen? Krapfen, also called bomboloni, are Italian doughnuts (sometimes spelled donuts!) from Alto Adige with origins that go back hundreds of years. There are many different hypotheses about who invented krapfen, but the most popular seems to be either a baker in Berlin, which would explain theRead More →

Authentic Cacio e Pepe A delicious traditional Roman Pasta dish made with 4 ingredients. This Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe recipe is fast and easy to prepare. Perfect for a quick weekday meal or a friendly get together. Rome isn’t just famous for the Colosseum or the Trevi Fountain, because theyRead More →