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.
In Part 5 of our Sapori d’Autunno Blog series, we talk about tartufo: I think there’s no better flavor than tartufi (truffles) conveying the earthen scent of autumn in your kitchen 🙂 And to reach this purpose in an effective and economical manner, we’ve got a few tips for you. First, we use truffles very sparingly, […]
The first products distributed at the Rialto Market, in the 6th century AD, were bread and water. Perhaps it’s no co-incidence that on Campiello dei Meloni, in the San Polo Market area, there’s a street food bar called Acqua e Mais. The “bread” baked with maize flour was called polenta, and it comes sweet and […]
Today’s blog post doesn’t cover Venice but is about a little town in central Italy, located 323 km to the south. Amatrice is a little culinary capital, not just for their pasta dish that became world-renowned. It is also one of the three towns hit by a bout of earthquakes in the early morning of 24 August 2016. Italy […]