Rachel Roddy is a food writer and blogger from London based in Rome. She is a regular contributor to The Guardian and has written for the The Financial Times, Food52, Food and Wine, The Specator, The Telegraph and Olive Magazine. Her first book Five Quarters; Recipes and Notes from a Kitchen in Rome was published in June 2105. She is now working on her second book.
There are several passages of writing I turn to again and again in this book: the chapter about Italian measurements, the caramel oranges, fish markets, cheeses it is a food writing touchstone. Also a dozen or so favourite recipes.