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TASTING LIFE TWICE - MY BLOG

"We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect." ~ Anais Nin

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Crystal King

Crystal King
Author, FEAST OF SORROW @TouchstoneBooks/@SimonSchuster. Public speaker, Italophile, #SocialMedia Professor @HubSpotAcademy, Culinary Enthusiast, Lover of Ancient Rome & Renaissance Italy

holiday

The Ultimate Italian Historical Fiction Holiday Giveaway

Poetry

We Are All Full of Stars - Poems for #NationalPoetryDay

Roman recipe

Appeasing the Gods, or Let Them Eat Honey Cake

Bartolomeo Scappi

Scappi's Braised Beef - An Interpretation of a Renaissance Recipe

italy

Crystal King's July Ponderings, Tastings, Travels, Readings and General Updates

Amores

Beauty and Makeup in Ancient Rome

inspiration

Learning from Leonardo Da Vinci

italy

All Things Italy Spring Roundup 2018

ancient rome

Fit for Royalty - Flamingo Tongue, an Ancient Roman Food

Feast of Sorrow

Feast of Sorrow - Now in Paperback!

ancient rome

Can You Guess How to Pronounce Apicius?

books set in italy

My Favorite 2017 Books Set in Italy

Book Clubs

Ten Tips to Entice Authors to Visit Your Book Club

Book Clubs

Seven Food Ideas for Your Next Book Club Meeting

Ancient Roman Food

How Testing (and Tasting!) Ancient Roman Recipes Helped Me Write My Novel

Ancient Roman Food

Tasting the Past: An Ancient Roman Recipe for Parthian Chicken

awards

Feast of Sorrow Long-Listed for Center for Fiction First Novel Prize

Anjali Mitter Duva

Oh Snap!

charity

#IWriteBecause

Books

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