The 9 Best Sweets and Desserts to Try in Rome
Even if you do not have a sweet tooth it is hard to resist the wonderful sugary treats on offer in Rome. Whether it’s a warm cornetto for breakfast in the morning, a post-lunch gelato fix or a decadent dessert after dinner, Rome’s selection of cookies, pastries, cakes and puddings can put a smile on your face at any time of day.
5 Reasons to Visit Rome During August
Ask any Roman and they will tell you to get out of town during August. Long-regarded as the time for annual vacations, until relatively recently the city would completely shut down for the whole month as the locals escaped to the cooler climes of the mountains or head to the beach to recharge. The national holiday on the 15th August (the Feast of the Assumption, commonly known as Ferragosto) is an important occasion and most Italians organise their vacations around that date, but the recognition that there is a need to provide services for tourists and those who stay in the city means that Rome still has plenty to offer visitors during this period.
Here are 5 reasons why Rome in August is actually not a bad idea:
Introducing Our Brand New Testaccio Market Food Tours
The neighbourhood of Testaccio is often cited as having some of the best food in Rome, so Local Aromas are proud and excited to announce two new Testaccio Market food tours.
Come with us as we peel back the layers of Roman cuisine from ancient times until today, tracing the history of the neighbourhood and its development and eating as we go.
By Benedetta Bianchini
The ingredients of cheese
Cheese is a magical product created (by mistake or pure luck) thousands of years ago. Today this mistake brings such moments of happiness to all cheese lovers out there. If you actually stop and think about it, this incredible bundle of joy is actually only made with 4 ingredients: Milk, salt, rennet and microbes! But it’s the quality of the main ingredient that makes the world of a difference and it is what makes raw milk cheese the best of the best!