Following The River

Tiber, or Tevere, or flavus(the blond, because the yellowish tones) is a good Continue reading


Piazza Navona

You may go to Piazza Navona for its famous fountains, to visit the church of Saint Agnese(Sant’Agnese in Agone), for the story of the rivalry between Bernini and Borromini the artists who put their mark here. Also for the Palazzo Pamphili with its frescoes or  Palazzo Braschi where Museo di Roma is. Btw there’s an photographic exhibit on the subject of Nino Manfredi, until 6 January 2015, Nino! the one who Romans love.

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eating like an Italian

…and I don’t say “like a Roman” because I live in the house of a Napolitan lady who although lives in Rome for more than twenty years cooks like in Campagna most of the time. Napolitan cuisine is more rich, amalgamated and intertwined,as is their strange wonderful city and region. A mixture of Italian, French, Spanish, Greek, Arab and you name it. Proud locvacious hardy people of south, very different of the solemnly depressed Romans, always ready for patronising. Not exaggerating very much, you know.

Oh yes, about the lunch. Continue reading