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Mantı, which are sometimes described as Turkish ravioli, are pinched dumplings filled with meat. They are a specialty of Kayseri, a city in central Anatolia near Cappadocia, and are serve slathered in garlic and yogurt, then drizzled with melted butter. If this sounds like the perfect food, it kind of is— (more…)
Join me and my brilliant colleagues from The Rome Digest for a special craft beer event at Open Baladin on April 11 at 5:30pm. We will be presenting and tasting beers from 3 Lazio breweries (Birra Stavio, Birrificio Pontino and Birra del Borgo). The special event costs €12.50 and includes three beers and accompanying snacks. Booking is obligatory. Details on Eventbrite. Hope to see you there and please help spread the word!
Rome’s Jewish community has a rich and flavorful culinary tradition that spans 22 centuries and encompasses native Roman, as well as Spanish, Libyan and Sicilian influences. Sweets are particularly important–try Boccione Il Forno del Ghetto and Mondo di Laura for proof–and during Pesach, one of the (more…)
I admit that this post is beyond lazy but a) I am exhausted, b) I figured out how to make a google map so I am pretty excited about that and c) there are some very lame places to drink in Rome, so the good ones deserve some attention. With this in mind, I submit to you a summary of the best places to drink (more…)
The land of pizza and pasta is the last place you might expect to be friendly to the gluten intolerant. But in the past few decades, the incidence of celiac disease and wheat allergies have risen in Italy, as elsewhere. Whatever the reason—previously undetected illness or the arrival of genetically modified (more…)