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Over 150 Italian extra virgin olive oils shipped worldwide
Get a 5% discount on every order with the discount code: LOCALAROMAS. Purchase at least €30 of olive oil and get the very same oils we use in our Local Aromas kitchen in Italy.
We’ve been using this pasta machine for over 40 years
Making fresh homemade pasta from scratch is such a great family tradition. Prepare lasagne, ravioli, fettuccine, tagliatelle, and more with the same pasta machine we use.
Make perfect gnocchi with a gnocchi board
Rigagnocchi is a precious wooden kitchen utensil we use when making gnocchi. It literally means gnocchi stripper because it creates stipes when you delicately pass gnocchi over it.
When craving Italian espresso, a moka coffee maker is the answer
Italians love making their morning coffee with a moka coffee maker. This 100% made in Italy high-quality moka coffee maker is the one we use in our homes.
A traditional Italian cookbook we all have in our homes
Il Talismano della Felicità, The Talisman of Happiness, was published in the 1920s and it’s still used today. It has hundreds of recipes collected in over 1000 pages and it is available in Italian only.
Recipes and stories from the Eternal City
Roman cuisine represents Rome, its culture, history, and ingredients. This is more than just a cookbook. It is filled with stories about the daily life, the people, and the ingredients that make Rome so special.
All about where to eat and drink in Rome
A curated list of places to eat and shop for food and wine in Rome and its surroundings. This great guide is published every year and it is in Italian only.
Where to eat authentic traditional dishes in Italy
If you’re in Italy and want traditional specialties made with local ingredients, get this guide. Though it is available in Italian only, you can easily spot the recommended places.
Refill a reusable water bottle in Rome’s drinking fountains
You’ve got fresh drinkable water in Rome for free. Simply use a stainless steel reusable water bottle and stop buying single-use plastic ones.