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.
In, March we start celebrating spring cuisine in Venice. This is the month ushering in the official spring feasts which will last until mid-June.
Frittelles don’t just disappear from Venetian pastry stores over night just because Carnival is over ! They are still present in our family kitchen and in many others in Venice.
In the last few years, frittelles have taken the culinary stage of Carnival in Venice, and there’s a good reason why they were so successful :-) After all, le fritoe, as frittelles are called in Venetian, have been the Venetian National Sweet ever since the 13th century. But then, frittelles, prepared in the Venetian manner,…