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.
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)
Last year, you may remember, I was in Padua searching for its most famous traditional cake whilst waiting for the rain to stop. It was almost impossible to find the pazientina but a long search led me to one of the last patisseries still making it and the only one I could find. Imagine my … Continue reading Patience rewarded!: Amo Venezia (review)