Easter Breakfast Treats from Venice

When Venice is basking in the sun, on Easter Sunday. 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.

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Red Velvet Strawberry Cake and Zeppole di San Giuseppe: It’s Father’s Day in Venice

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.

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Nine Ideas to Spend an Advent Day in Venice

During the weeks before Christmas, Venetians have got all the time to treat visitors as VIP. You will certainly feel like a special guest in a city no longer besieged by tourists. But then, this year, Christmas starts a little bit earlier. For the first time, the Albaro de Nadal – the Christmas tree on Piazza…

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The Fifth Season in our Venetian Garden

Harvesting in the Mediterranean summer garden takes place these days, not just for daily use but to prepare the first scorte for the cooler season. In the second part of August the so-called “Fifth Season” starts in Venice. La quinta stagione which comes between summer and fall. Call it harvest time in Venice and the Veneto. This is also…

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