An ebook available from the Apple bookstore for the iPad or Mac.
iTunes A photo essay and brief history of Rome’s vibrant Campo dei Fiori outdoor marketplace, including the surrounding ancient Roman, Renaissance, and Baroque neighborhoods. Also included are a few recipes inspired by the Campo dei Fiori marketplace, and classic Roman dishes. 105 pages, with maps, 135 photos and graphics, and 9 illustrated recipes.
Images of the Campo dei Fiore neighborhood:
The Roman Forum, Arch of Titus, and the Colosseum.
Largo di Torre Argentina, site of Julius Caesar’s murder.
San Giovanni de’ Fiorentini, along the Tiber river.
The Statue of philosopher Giordano Bruno, burned at the stake in the Campo by the Vatican, was erected at Campo de’ Fiori in Rome, Italy, in 1889.
The Campo dei Fiore marketplace, which has been an open gathering area and market for the neighborhood since the late Roman empire:
Young zucchini with flowers.
Fruit seller at the Campo Dei Fiore.
The Campo has had a produce market since late Roman times.
The Campo market is known throughout Rome for its top-quality local vegetables and fruit.
I’ve never seen such radiant (and succulent) tomatoes.
The marketplace is set up before dawn six days a week, and has vanished by 2:00pm every day.
Screens from the Campo Dei Fiore ebook: