Like elsewhere, Halloween in Venice couldn't work properly without 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. Especially, pumpkins were used to make delicious risotto. It seems that squashes arrived via… Continue reading Celebrating Samhain with Risotto del Contadino
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 ?