I Heart Rome

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Maria Pasquale is the Author of I Heart Rome

Maria Pasquale is an award-winning food and travel writer based in Rome. Born in Melbourne, Australia, to Italian parents, she is the creator of the popular blog HeartRome with readers in over 100 countries. Maria contributes regularly to USA Today, CNN, Fodor’s, Architectural Digest, Fortune and The Telegraph.

In 2017, Maria published her first book I Heart Rome (Smith Street Books / Rizzoli) with recipes and stories from the Eternal City. Her next book, How to be Italian (Smith Street Books / Rizzoli), is due for international release in October 2021

Foodie Sisters in Italy say. I Heart Rome should be on the bookshelf of anyone who has ever said 'I love Rome!'. There is so much more to the book than just authentic local recipes. It's the genuine stories of the people, the life, and the traditions of Rome that make this book even more special.

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I Heart Rome Recipes in the Advent Calendar

Maria has shared recipes by local chefs and family that are featured in her book I Heart Rome. In the Advent Calendar, these recipes are here:

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Day 14

Day 19