Rome: Porchetta, Pecorino and Pizza

Andrew heads to Rome for tastes that stand the test of time. He feasts on lamb brains and veal intestine in the shadow of an ancient dump, eats cheese aged in millennia-old caves, and nets eel with Rome's last eel fisherman.

From This Episode

Andrew Zimmern at the Testaccio Market

Andrew Zimmern at the Testaccio Market

Feasting on a chickpea fritter sandwich at the Testaccio Market in Rome. 960 1280

  

Rome's New Stuffed Pizza Triangle

Rome's New Stuffed Pizza Triangle

Trapizzinos are a newfangled food based on the idea of a stuffed pizza triangle. These are filled with offal delights. 960 1280

  

Charcuterie at Testaccio Market

Charcuterie at Testaccio Market

Katie Parla and I check out a selection of charcuterie at Testaccio Market in Rome. Video: Rome's Testaccio Market 960 1280

  

"Jewish–style" Fried Artichokes

"Jewish–style" Fried Artichokes

Carciofi alla Giudia, or "Jewish–style" fried artichokes, at Flavio al Velavevodetto. Related: Rome Travel Guide 960 1280

  

Pecorino Romano

Pecorino Romano

Pecorino Romano wheels get waxed, an ancient practice to protect the cheese. 960 1280

  

Tufa Caves at Brunelli Dairy

Tufa Caves at Brunelli Dairy

Wheels of pecorino Romano aging inside ancient tufa caves at Brunelli Dairy. 960 1280

  

Roman Centurions and I

Roman Centurions and I

Roman centurions and I in front of the Colosseum in Rome. 960 1280

  

Porchetta

Porchetta

Porchetta seasoned and ready for the oven at Il Norcino Bernabei. 960 1280

  

With Vitaliano Bernabei at Il Norcino Bernabei

With Vitaliano Bernabei at Il Norcino Bernabei

Making porchetta with Vitaliano Bernabei at his century-old butcher shop, Il Norcino Bernabei. 960 1280

  

Handcrafted Sausages

Handcrafted Sausages

Handcrafted sausages at Il Norcino Bernabei. 960 1280

  

Eel Fishing on the Tiber

Eel Fishing on the Tiber

Eel fishing on the Tiber with the last eel fisherman in Rome, Caesar Bergamini. 960 1280

  

Fried Eel

Fried Eel

Fried eel from the Tiber River. 960 1280

  

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