Tomorrow, 3 February, will see the Festa delle Marie take place as part of the Venetian carnival. But what are its true origins? Find out here.
Like all Italian cities and regions, Venice and the Veneto have a very distinctive traditional cuisine. Mirroring the city’s history and development it has elements from land and sea augmented with innovative ingredients introduced from distant lands over the centuries.
I was born in Venice in the first summer of the 1970s. But four summers later, my family decided to join the ebb tide of our concittadini withdrawing from the city of our forefathers.