Anna and Marika are two young women who sometimes masquerade as lyric opera characters and news broadcasters, but who also give us some authentic everyday Italian conversation, and show us around the shops, parks, and eating places of Rome. These videos are generally geared to beginners, with some moments of fast talking by restaurant owners and the like.
Marika and Anna go through the list of ingredients needed to make a Ligurian specialty — pasta with pesto sauce.
Anna and Marika are hard at work with their mortar and pestle, making some delicious pesto. As they work, they give us some extra information about their new tool.