La Divina Comedia is considered a masterpiece of world literature…
For the 14th february, Why not take a short trip to Rome for a romantic midweek break for the occasion of the Valentines’ day and take advantage of our great Yes Hotel Rome and Hotel des Artistes Getaway package that will offer you a romantic week end to remember.
And indeed in Rome there are many romantic ideal places where you can declare your love : The Trevi Fountain, one of the fancy bars of the Via Veneto or the Spanish steps.
For those who love cooking here is an all italian second course that will melt her … : Porcini de plaisir . The ingredients for 2 : 2 large porcini mushrooms, 1 teaspoon grated truffle, 1/4 cup whole almonds, 1/3 Morellino wine (or an earthy red variety) , extra vergin olive oil , salt and black truffle scented olive oil.
How ? Wash the mushrooms and slice them into thick pieces. Stir fry them in a pan where you have previously poured some olive oil, and add little by little the red wine, allowing it to evaporate partly. Add the grated truffle and a pinch of salt. Stir and raise the heat and cook for another 5 minutes. Cover and set aside. Crush the almonds and roast them until golden brown. Top the mushrooms with almonds and a drizzle of truffle oil.
The truffles were considered by greeks and romans to heighten the senses. The wine, especially the red varieties induce a warm sensation and the almonds have long been known to represent fertility and their fragrance is thought to provoke desire in the females…
Take a look at our other Valentines’ in Rome suggestions and book your trip now !