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About the Author
RACHEL RODDY was born in Southampton in the UK in 1972 and grew up near London. She trained at Drama Center London, then moved to Rome in 2005, where she began writing, mostly about food, on her blog, Rachel Eats. Her first book, Five Quarters, was published in 2015 and won the André Simon Memorial Fund Food Book Award and The Guild of Food writers First Book Award. Her second book, Two Kitchens, was published in 2017. She has written for Financial Times, Noble Rot, Vanity Fair, National Geographic, and Eater, and has a weekly column in The Guardian called “A Kitchen in Rome“. She lives in Rome with her Sicilian partner and son.