Carpaccio di zucchine: a vegan no-cook recipe

  Until the 1960s, Carpaccio was a Venetian painter whose renaissance canvases are valued as a record of what the city looked like during his lifetime. Today, historians pore over his works extracting knowledge of the minutiae of sixteenth-century Venetian dress and architecture contained in them, including a detailed rendition of the old wooden Rialto … Continue reading Carpaccio di zucchine: a vegan no-cook recipe

Torta ai fiori di zucca: zucchini flower quiche (recipe)

  For every zucchini grown, there is a beautiful saffron flower. Unfortunately in many countries this is allowed to die and never gets seen: in Italy, they are picked and eaten as a delicacy in themselves.   The first time I ever ate zucchini flowers was in a restaurant in Florence. It was up a … Continue reading Torta ai fiori di zucca: zucchini flower quiche (recipe)