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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… Continue reading Celebrating Samhain with Risotto del Contadino

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What Is So Special About Venetian Food ?

In this post we tell you about the benefits of the traditional Venetian cooking style ! The food you get to eat in Venice is based on recipes going back to long-held traditions. Here you can taste the ingredients people cooked with in pre-industrialization times. In Venice, we bake in a way that allows natural flavors to… Continue reading What Is So Special About Venetian Food ?