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… Continue reading Study Abroad: Rome: Day 2: 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… Continue reading Study Abroad: Rome: Day 1: 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… Continue reading Study Abroad: Rome: Arrival : Summer 2012
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… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Homemade Marinara: Revised
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… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Homemade Pasta and Marinara
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… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Italy Inspired – Risotto
My adventure making Tiramisu!