Sandy Frykholm

About me

Sandy Frykholm has worked as a writer in public relations, journalism, poetry, and plays. An avid reader of historical fiction, her current pursuit is writing novels set in the medieval Kingdom of Naples and the Mediterranean area.

From my website

Dracula in Naples?

Southern Italy is full of surprises for me, and here is the latest: reported evidence that the 15th century Eastern European prince known as Vlad Dracula is buried in Naples! I knew that the royal family of Naples in this period had ties to several Eastern European kingdoms and principalities,…

Winter pasta: Pasta e fagioli

These first days of 2017 have been frosty where I live, and this recipe for pasta e fagioli seems like the perfect supper tonight. Do you have a simple go-to Italian supper? Please share in the comments! The Italian South The pasta e fagioli I made while writing this blog…

In honor of Amatrice

Perhaps you have (as I have) been thinking of central Italy more often the last couple of weeks, following news of the devastating earthquake which destroyed several towns in the mountains between Perugia and L’Aquila on August 24. A street in Amatrice, 2012. Photo by Silvio Sorcini, Wikimedia Commons. Amatrice,…

 
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