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In Love with Rome

Written by

Lars Wentrup, Lisa Nieschlag


11 July 2024

In Love with Rome cookbook

Who’s the author? Lisa Nieschlag is a cookery writer, designer and food photographer who has written over 18 cookbooks, including New York Christmas and In Love with New York. In addition to writing recipes, Lisa has a passion for beautiful design and photography; she hosts food photography workshops and, together with Lars Wentrup, co-runs the award-winning design agency Nieschlag + Wentrup.

What’s it about? In Love with Rome is a culinary love letter to the Eternal City, which has inspired, delighted and charmed visitors for centuries. With its ancient architecture and iconic landmarks, Rome is steeped in history and epic romance. This stunning book features a collection of 50 delicious recipes that showcase the city’s famous cuisine, from flavourful pasta dishes like spaghetti Cacio e Pepe and Rigatoni all’Amatriciana, to Roman classics like Pizza con Salsiccia and Risotto alle Vongole e Limone.

More than simply a recipe book, In Love with Rome, with its stunning photography, invites you to dive into the stories and indulge in a slower pace of life as you read about the famous films – such as La Dolce Vita and Eat Pray Love – that have the city as its backdrop.

Recipes we love: Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe, Buffalo Mozzarella and Rocket Pinsa, Fried Veal Escalope with Parma Ham and Sage, Panna Cotta with Amarena Cherries, Limoncello and Tonic, Italian Cream Buns.

Perfect for: Anyone who has visited and fallen in love with The Eternal City, as well as keen foodies and home cooks with a passion for Italian food.


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