It’s summer solstice time and Venice is taking a collective breath. Another year has passed and before everyone is really getting into summer mood, the neighborhood outdoor feasts are back in town. Solstizio means there’s a break in Venetians’ mind before switching into vacation mood. Times will be different in summer, with day trippers descending
April and May are the best months to taste the Lagoon on your plate :-) In Venice, we have five favorite spring herbs, sold everywhere, at the Rialto Market or at one of the floating markets in town. In this post, you will get to know the herbs, traditional recipes and four restaurant tips to
Venice is celebrating her Birthday Weekend! Venetia, as Venice is called in Latin, the second official language of the Republic, celebrates 1597 years on 25 March 2018!! The historians of the Republic set this day on purpose, revealing that Venice was founded in the month dedicated to the Roman God of War, Mars, on 25 March 421
The Lagoon is a gem in green and blue, and sometimes, in grey. Yet, beyond beauty and colors, she is a living organism to be valued, even more so in our times. She has been home to three ancient cultures, feeding the colorful settlements they built, called Le Venetie, the small Venices, since the year 2100 BC.
In part 3 of our Sapori d’Autunno blog series, we will cook our favorite cream soup in late September. We call it crema alle patate americane e zucca con pesto al nasturzio. It’s a hearty soup, because by now, I can’t pretend that mornings in Venice are getting slightly chilly. The difference in temperature
Last weekend, autumn was palpable in Venice …. complete with cool breeze, showers, hazy-milky clouds yet there was a hint of summer warmth and pockets of sunshine in the secret corners of the courtyards. So this week, and to relaunch our Food Blog Cucina Speziata, we invite you to join us for a stroll across