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7 Vegetables You Should Eat in Rome in Spring

By Kate Zagorski

What you should buy at the market in Rome in springtime

Following the seasons is the best way to guarantee freshness, flavour and value when shopping for food in Rome.  The beginning of spring in Rome is a wonderful time for fresh vegetables at the city’s produce markets. The tail end of the colder months means that the winter favourites linger on, while the start of the new season brings with it the bright, vibrant taste of longer, sunnier days.

Roman zucchini with blossom

How to Make Mozzarella-stuffed Fried Zucchini Blossoms

Roman zucchini blossoms

Zucchini blossoms are a gift of nature and Roman zucchini, the ones in the picture, are simply to die for. When they are in season during the summer, local markets overflow with these gorgeous, bright yellow flowers. Romans have a very special way of cooking them and we are sharing the recipe: Mozzarella-stuffed fried zucchini blossoms

Fresh seasonal vegetables from Rome

The Secret of Roman Cuisine: Simple and Less is More

By Valeria Bianchini

Shopping at local food markets for fresh produce

Before wearing our aprons and turning on the stove, many Italians start at the local food market to buy fresh produce. It’s not simply shopping for food. It’s more of a ritual. Through time, you learn to select the vendors that best suit your needs and standards. They are people you see and interact with at least twice a week.

Fresh homemade fettuccine

Homemade Pasta: The Recipe

By Benedetta Bianchini

How to make fresh homemade pasta

There is nothing like homemade pasta. The flavors, the aromas, the way it captures the sauce. All you need is flour and eggs. That is it. Just flour and eggs to create a comforting dish.  It may seem intimidating at first. Once you become familiar with the whole process, which is actually quite simple, it’s going to be hard to eat anything else!

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