There’s a café tucked in a corner off Via della Pace. It has a literary feel to it, bohemian-like, with books on shelves, an eclectic array of velvet chairs and iron coffee tables. I often go there with my laptop because it is the only café in Rome, in all of Italy for that matter, […]Read More >>
What movie is your life like?
Like with wine, my relationship with food has morphed and grown. The girl who grew up thinking mashed potatoes came from a box, ravioli from a can, and pizza from the freezer. Cooking for me was about ripping apart packages. Now, after some years married to an Italian, I’m all about chopping, dicing, sniffing, and […]Read More >>
A British couple, played by Ingrid Bergman and George Sanders, drive to Naples to deal with an inheritance. The timing is post war. The film is black and white. The mood is grey. On the car ride, a rare interlude alone together, they realize that after eight years of marriage they have little to say […]Read More >>