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.
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.
Cioccolata calda, is the Venetian winter drink par excellence. It's been being served all over the city since the early 1600s. Find out how to make it yourself.
Italian food may be simple, but often it’s not fast: but that’s one of its charms. Good ingredients, cooked well. It’s no surprise therefore that the Slow Food movement started in Italy. Traditionally, a lot of the more time-consuming dishes would have been cooked by housewives while their husbands were out at work, … Continue reading Polpette biscotte al finocchio: fennel meatballs (recipe)
It's no secret that I love aubergines, or eggplants as some of you call them, or ... well for argument's sake let's call them melanzane, the Italian word. So, it's no secret that I love melanzane and would probably eat them every day, if I could. When cooked properly, they have the same mouth-puckering strength as a … Continue reading Torta salata di melanzana: aubergine tart (recipe)