The Real Italian Carbonara

Vicolo della Scrofa is one of the most characteristic and symbolic streets in Rome and it is said that the first Carbonara was made in a restaurant there in 1944. The most reliable story describes  the intersection between ingredients available to American soldiers...

La Matriciana or L’Amatriciana

L’Amatriciana, or “ La Matriciana” in Romanesco, is a sauce that took its name from Amatrice, a town in the Italian province of Rieti. The ancestor of the amatriciana is the gricia (or griscia), which is the same dish, but without the tomato. The recipe was invented...