When in Rome… Palazzo Doria Pamphilj

In September, I visited Rome for the first time. It seems absurd that it took me 28 years to get there, given what a highbrow junky I am, but there it is.  I was warned before arriving that Rome could be overwhelming and I’ll admit that I struggled with the overpowering number of seemingly necessary…

Rose’s Recipes | Squash-Apple Soup

Three days into November and Britain has jumped into full Christmas mode.  Despite this enthusiasm however, the weather is still decidedly autumnal.  So in keeping with the season I thought I would test a soup recipe from my Grandmother’s collection. THE ORIGIN This is a more recent clipping.  Probably from when Baba jumped on the…

Rose’s Recipes | Grandmother’s Banana Bread

Could there be a more appropriate way to begin this project?  When I found this in the stack of my Grandmother’s recipes I knew it was the first one I had to try. THE ORIGIN This recipe wasn’t my Grandmother’s own.  It was clipped from the American Srbobran, the newspaper of The Serb National Federation. …