I recently sat down with Maria, the author of I Heart Rome, over a delicious plate of pasta to discuss her new book on Roman food. Rome has always been a special place to Maria, and this is her ode to the city’s distinct culinary flavor. I Heart Rome: Recipes & Stories from the Eternal […]
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Everything you thought you knew about cooking pasta? Well, it’s all wrong.
This is the time of year when it gets to be too hot. Time seems to slow down and every motion you make is planned. Planned to exert as little effort as possible. But with the heat, summer also brings big beautiful tomatoes. When my apartment already feels like an oven and I can’t imagine […]
I have lived my apartment for nine months and I learned something new this week- I have a dishwasher. An actual machine, that cleans dishes automatically, right in my kitchen. It has been here the entire time, and I’m not even the one that found it a few days ago. Just to remind you, my […]
Italian pastries are pretty amazing, but sometimes I miss good old chocolate chip cookies. So when my friend came to visit, I requested US contraband: baking soda. You know what else American baking calls for? Butter. Lots of butter. (and zomg, did you hear about the lovers in Sicily that killed the woman’s ex-husband by […]
Thanksgiving in Rome is just another Thursday. Having just gotten back from a trip to Marrakech, I did not have plans to celebrate. But on Thanksgiving morning, I opened my mail to find this card from one of my favorite people in the entire universe: Awww! Feeling all nostalgic, it was time to do something […]