Famous Latium
and Rome dishes

Major city: Rome


cuisine specialties
of Latium and Rome

Abbacchio al Forno

Rosemary-scented roast suckling lamb that is particularly popular at Easter.

Fettuccini al Burro

Also known as Fettuccine Alfredo or alla Romana. Flat ribbon-shaped pasta is tossed, generally, with cream, butter and cheese, then given a good sprinkling of freshly ground peppercorns.


A flat sheet of cooked pasta spread with meat, cheese, or another filling, then rolled into a tube, topped with a sauce, and baked.

Gnocchi alla Romana

Poached then baked cork-shaped dumplings made with semolina and/or potato flour. Top them with tomato meat sauce and grated cheese.

Carciofi alla Guidea

Literally, Artichokes Jewish Style. The vegetable is deep fried and flattened out to resemble flowers.


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