The mussel soup

The mussel soup

Mussel soup with tomatoes is a delicious soup of traditional Italian cuisine, easy to prepare but tasty and popular for its versatility.

Squids in black with polenta

Squids in black with polenta

Fishing and the different fishing techniques in the Venice area belong to an ancient tradition, which, in some cases, were passed from generation to generation without any change, apart from the motorization and the introduction of the nylon fibre for the fishing...
Small octopuses

Small octopuses

People from Venice, in the past, prepared the folpetti (small octopuses) in many different ways: boiled, covered in flour, grilled, pan-fried… They were poor food, often defined as convicts’ or prostitute’s food, and therefore despised by nobles. In...
Octopus with polenta

Octopus with polenta

J. A. Brillat-Savarin, in his Physiology of Taste wrote: “Invite someone to lunch means to be responsible for the happiness of this person during the hours that he will pass under your roof.” In fact, what’s better, in these cold days of winter, than...
Meatballs in sauce

Meatballs in sauce

The Venetian gastronomy is made by flavors of sky, water and earth. These elements, in fact, provide all the basic resources that guarantee to lagoon cuisine a great variety of specialties. The sea and the rivers offer fish and shellfish; the earth, vegetables, corn...

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