Tag: Italian Food

Foodie Friday: Italy Inspired Dinner

Italy Inspired

As you can probably tell from my Foodie Friday posts is that I love to cook. What really makes me happy though is seeing people enjoy my cooking. I realized recently that I had never really cooked for my grandparents. It was an easy decision then to decide that I wanted to cook for them.

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Foodie Friday: Easy Pasta Sauce

Good morning! I hope your Friday is going well, if its not, well at least tomorrow is Saturday. This week’s recipe is easy, something you can throw together with limited ingredients. Ingredients:  Pasta Cherry Tomatoes – Sliced in Half Butter Lemon – Zest and Juice (you can use white wine vinegar also or instead of

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Study Abroad: Rome: Day 2: Summer 2012

Our second full day in Rome took us to the Vatican. I remember it being a more of a museum than anything. Halls and outdoor galleries lined with centuries of history, from a giant bust of Augustus Caesar to the ceilings themselves being works of art. We were able to see the great work of

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Study Abroad: Rome: Day 1: Summer 2012

The first full day we were in Italy was a whirlwind. We were going all day. Honestly I feel like I didn’t stop moving from the first morning to the last day and as you read this you will see why. In Rome we were tourists. And the first stop on our first morning was

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Study Abroad: Rome: Arrival : Summer 2012

When I originally started this blog it was to tell the stories of my past travels and share new adventures as they happen. I’ve been going backwards in time with my posts: Colorado, Alaska, China. This series is going to go back even farther. In college I took a summer study abroad class. I was

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Foodie Friday: Homemade Marinara: Revised

We made it to Friday. Thank goodness because it’s been a busy week. Moving is crazy but we are halfway there. Despite all this craziness I had time to make some more marinara. My Nana had given me a ton of large garden fresh tomatoes and onions. I wanted to try something different this time

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Foodie Friday: Homemade Pasta and Marinara

Italy Inspired

Hey everyone, I’m sorry, I know you were expecting cookies this week but I have not had time to make them yet. Life keeps me busy but I’ll get to them. Anyway my recipe for this week is actually two: homemade pasta and homemade marinara sauce. I love Italian. My risotto is fantastic but I’m

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Foodie Friday: Italy Inspired – Risotto

Italy Inspired

I love risotto but it is always expensive at restaurants. Some of the best risotto that I have ever had was in Sienna, Italy. On the outdoor patio I had Gorgonzola risotto with pears and a balsamic sauce. Glorious. My attempted recreation of it was not to my liking but my parents loved it. Anyway

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