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Fried Zucchini Flowers stuffed with mozzarella and anchovies
Fried Zucchini Flowers stuffed with mozzarella and anchovies

If you only have few days to spend in Rome you must try at least the following delicious specialties:

  1. Bucatini alla Amatriciana – thick spaghetti cooked with tomato sauce, jowl bacon (guanciale) and pecorino
  2. Fiori di Zucca fritti e ripieni – zucchini flowers stuffed with mozzarella and anchovies
  3. Spaghetti alla Carbonara –  another famous pasta dish born in the area of Rome with eggs, pecorino and jowl bacon
  4. Carciofi alla giudia –  deep fried Roman artichokes seasoned with pepper
  5. Carciofi alla romana –  stewed artichokes seasoned with mint
  6. Porchetta - roasted port seasoned with herbs including myrtle and rosemary
  7. Tagliolini Cacio e Pepe – freshly made pasta with pecorino cheese and pepper
  8. Supplì – fried rice balls containing mozzarella and tomato sauce (rice, really in Italy? yes, Italy is the largest european producer of rice!)
  9. Puntarelle – Catalonia cicory season with anchovies and garlic
  10. Vignarola – soup with faba beans, green peas, artichokes

Check our recipes section to know how to make them.



Fried Zucchini Flowers stuffed with mozzarella and anchovies

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