Italian Cookies

A typical Italian sweet originally cooked by 'La Nonna' to share with the family that can be found in any Italian bakery. There are more than 10 varieties of cookies to taste.

Nearby Attractions

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Campo De' Fiori
Host to a daily fruit and vegetable market, this square is a great place to soak up the atmosphere of Rome.
The Church of Sant'Agnese in Agone
A beloved Baroque church set in Piazza Navona.
Piazza and Palazzo Farnese
One of the most important palaces of the High Renaissance, once home to Pope Paul III and currently the French Embassy.
Homemade meatballs
A classic Italian dish that can be made of different kinds of meat such as beef or pork, usually accompanied with pasta and tomato sauce.
Cook with a 'nonna'
Nonna is the Italian word for grandmother, and she is the soul of every Italian family.
Roman style pizza
Roman pizza is distinguished from the thick Neopolitan pizza by its thin, light and crispy base which is slightly charred at the edges.

Related Tours

Small Group Food Tour of Testaccio in Rome
Explore Rome’s best-kept secret, the dynamic and vibrant area of Testaccio, a real foodie hub, where traditional Roman food ‘Cucina Romana’ was born. On your small group tour, you will: 

  • Enjoy the intimacy of a small group tour and the personal attention of your local guide. 
  • Discover Testaccio a cool, edgy neighbourhood of Rome famous for its street food and street art. 
  • Escape the crowds and get a real glimpse of daily life while tasting the best of what the city has to offer.
  • Explore the historic food market ‘Mercato Testaccio’ with its fresh produce and delicious street food stalls. 
  • Enjoy sampling a variety of delicious Roman street food from fritti to suppli. 
  • Hear how Testaccio was remarkably built on a huge hill of broken and disused ancient Roman amphorae (clay jars). 
  • See the caves that were dug into the mound, and how they have been transformed from storage units into lively restaurants, discos and raucous bars!
  • Walk past the MACRO modern art museum, formerly the Testaccio abattoir that supplied the offal for classic dishes. 
  • Meet the vendors who have worked the market for generations and enjoy a sit-down pasta dish in a local trattoria. 

Enjoy a delicious walking and eating tour of Testaccio – one of Rome’s coolest neighbourhoods, really popular with locals, and least visited by tourists. Testaccio has a vibrant community and is really proud of its history and reputation as the birthplace of typical Roman food – Cucina Romana. Walk around the historic market, chat to the friendly vendors – who have worked here for several generations – and sample their offerings. 

Testaccio is a unique area built onto an enormous mound of discarded amphorae – ancient clay jars. You’ll see some amazing street art, as well as the more historic monuments like the Pyramid of Cestio, which marks the Protestant cemetery where the English poet John Keats is buried. 

Your guide will introduce you to classic Roman street food like Fritti (fried foods – like cod and Fiori de Zucca, battered balls of mozzarella, zucchini and anchovy), and Suppli, breaded rice balls cooked in a tomato ragu with a yummy, gooey centre of melted mozzarella. 

Get stuck into some mouthwatering pasta dishes at a local trattoria, and enjoy a convivial meal with fellow travellers on this small-group tour, in Testaccio while it is still a really well-kept secret! 


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