An American in Rome

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An American in Rome
I was born and raised in California but heard Rome calling to me. Armed with a camera and a lot of patience, this blog is about the process and shock of moving to Italy.
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  • Carbonara at Roscioli in Rome: Recipe 4 days ago Roscioli is one of the best places to eat pasta in Rome. And one of their most famous dishes is, of course, la carbonara.  Carbonara comes from Rome and Roscioli makes one of the most delicious versions in the city (and, therefore, in the world!) The guanciale is perfectly crunchy, the pasta al...
  • Abbacchio: Lamb in Rome 1 week ago Rome’s primi (first courses) tend to steal the dining thunder. Sometimes it is hard to see past the rich carbonara and impossibly creamy cacio e pepe to the succulent secondi (meat dishes) that await as a second course. In Rome, the true star of the cucina romana is abbacchio. More than mere...
  • Rome Enters a New Coronavirus Lockdown: Spring 2021 Edition 3 weeks ago A year ago, all of Italy was under a national lockdown. I was 8 months pregnant and wrote a letter to friends and family that we were fine – but that the whole world might soon be in lockdown. And here we are, in March of 2021, with 48 million Italians under lockdown restrictions. It [...] The...
  • A Chocolate Lover's Guide to Rome 3 months ago Some Italian cities, such as Torino and Modica, are particularly well known for their sweet traditions. However, Rome also boasts its share of delicious chocolate shops. From carefully handcrafted candies that have been made in the same style for 170 years to edible shot glasses and dipped gelato...
  • The 11 Best Pasta Jokes 3 months ago I hope you gnocchi how much I enjoy a good joke. Hello? Anyone? But seriously, I need a break from the news and I love a good Dad joke. If you are looking for a little pick-me-up, these pasta jokes are (almost) so bad they are good. And if you have any more pasta puns, [...] The post The 11 Best...

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Jody
17:58 PM October 30, 2012

Great photos. The humor is great!

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