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Milk Street Magazine
September-October 2018
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Pesto, Polenta & Risotto

Pesto, Polenta & Risotto

Editor’s Note

Roman Holiday

In Italy, meatballs are small, pasta is lightly sauced and a coffee (order un caffè, not an espresso, since all coffee is espresso unless otherwise specified) is to be consumed standing and in seconds. Socializing is done on the way to and from the bar. Never order a cappuccino after lunch or dinner (it’s a breakfast drink). And when you do, never sit at a table—you will paying a multiple of the bar price.

My first trip to Rome was...

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