Christmas in Venice: Cakes

With less than a week to go before Christmas we turn to the cakes that Venetians will be eating next Monday. The traditional Venetian Christmas cake is so famous that you can find it almost anywhere.

Christmas in Venice: Salsa di Cren (recipe)

This sweet and spicy horseradish sauce is found all over north-eastern Italy and is a frequent accompaniment to meats or cold cuts. Easy to make and twice as tasty.

Christmas in Venice: Pasta e fasioi

This Venetian winter warmer is considered a classic of the cuisine of the Veneto. It consists of a thick bean soup into which pasta is thrown to cook at the last minute.