Venice was basking in the sun last weekend, just in time for Easter. You could definitely eat breakfast outside on my favorite campo in the neighborhood, Campo della Bragora in Castello. I love the spring morning light flooding this wide campo and its oleander bushes that will soon be covered with white vanilla-scented blossoms.
One cake recipe is traditional and the other is “modern” and inventive. But then, the colors of Father’s Day in Venice are tinted with red, the color of love.
Dear Readers, these are the final parts, Six and Seven, of our Blog Series Sapori d’Autunno. Part Six is the recipe you will see in a moment, while Part Seven is our new Coffee Guide. You can download it at the bottom of this post. On the first day of October, chances are that we […]
Venetian grandmothers only use dadi di brodo (soup cubes) when there’s some sort of “culinary” emergency (all of their parsley and winter herbs died during particularly cold weather – it just happened once …). Usually, we have garden and wild herbs thriving on a sunny window sill and there’s a more protected, moist and quiet place for those […]
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.
We simply love breakfast cakes. So these cakes, from my grandmother’s family recipe journals, must become part of the EBooks. Every weekend we try out these recipes in our kitchen, and here you can see the result 🙂
Venice has always been a culinary center. Banquets during the times of the Republic were legendary, but … 95% of the thousand-year old knowledge on food and cooking, healthy recipes based on herbs and spices is not available to the public any more. It’s “stored away” in convents, public and private libraries.