Celebrating Samhain with Risotto del Contadino

Like elsewhere, Halloween in Venice couldn’t work properly withoutย la zucca – pumpkins decorations and dishes. But then, when my grandmother was young and the notion of Halloween wasn’t generally known in the Veneto, squashes were a staple food in late October.ย  Especially, pumpkins were used to make delicious risotto. It seems that squashes arrived via […]