Rome Christmas traditions, recipes, stories, and family gatherings will fill this season with love, food, and coziness.

The Red and Orange issue is dedicated to Fall & Christmas traditions in Rome and other parts of Italy.

You’ll find regional recipes, secret places in Rome, dreamy pictures, and lots of traditions.

Plus, Roman pasta dishes, a Roman poet, cookies, chestnuts, and pomegranates.

– 113 pages

– 111 pictures

– 27 recipes

– no ads

– made in Italy

Christmas traditions in Rome | Simposio: the Red & Orange Issue

the red and orange issue | Christmas traditions in Rome

Welcome to the Red & Orange Issue: an ode to Italian Christmas and Fall!

In this issue:

  • 113 pages
  • 111 pictures
  • 27 recipes

THE INDEX:

A FALL BUCKET LIST

VILLA FARNESINA – ROME

THE TRILUSSA PROJECT:

  • Piazza Trilussa in Rome
  • Poems
  • Cacio e Pepe
  • Carbonara
  • Chickpeas and Pasta
  • Pasta alla Zozzona

FESTIVITY OF THE DEAD:

  • Fave dei Morti Cookies
  • Bones of the Dead Cookies
  • Dead’s Piadina
  • Papassini Cookies
  • A Cookie Board

THE CHESTNUT PROJECT:

  • Tuscan Castagnaccio
  • Chestnut Cake
  • Chestnut Trofie Pasta

ST MARTIN’S DAY

THE CHEESEBOARD PROJECT:

  • Prosciutto Cotto Mousse
  • Fried Sage
  • Saffron Honey

A FALL TABLESCAPE

THE POMEGRANATE PROJECT:

  • Pomegranate Risotto
  • The Tintoretto Cocktail
  • Grano dei Morti

THE ORANGE PROJECT:

  • Antipasto Molisano
  • Spinach & Orange Salad
  • Pepatelli Cookies
  • Orange Cream

A ROMAN CHRISTMAS:

  • Stracciatella Soup
  • Gift Wrapping Idea
  • Lesso alla Picchiapò
  • The Befana Stocking
  • Christmas Games
  • Pangiallo
  • Christmas Trees

THE PERSIMMON PROJECT:

  • Persimmon Crumble
  • Persimmon Jam
  • Champagne Persimmons
about Simposio

Experience Italy like a local: good food, extraordinary landscapes, infinite heritage, and unexpected adventures.

Simposio is an Italian seasonal cookbook and a travelogue.

In each issue, you’ll walk through a different city or region. You’ll go deep inside food culture, stories, lifestyle, and traditions.

 

Expect the following:

  • exploring the best monuments and secret places
  • things to add to your Italian bucket list
  • local & authentic recipes
  • jokes, beautiful words and expressions
  • culture, habits, and lifestyle
  • seasonal fun and inspiration
  • lovely pictures

 

A little technical stuff:

  • You can choose between print and digital.
  • Servings are for two people, to be duplicated as desired.
  • Measures are in gr, cups, and oz.
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