Venice and Blondes

Beetroot pizza

Tired of the usual pizza? Try this delicious beetroot version. You can make it with a normal pizza dough but, if you wish to…

rose

Variegata di Bologna

One of my best friend is from Bologna, Italy. When Somebody told me  that a roses plant of my garden was a ‘variegata di…

Salted Cod

  What ’s better than cooking a fancy recipe in a rainy day of April, patiently waiting the warm and sunny days of Spring? Easter…

gondola silver lagoon

Behind a gondola

A gondola trip is the dream of every tourist. Romance, history, fun and and the pleasant feeling to be part of a magical city…

Venice upside down

Walking in Venice seems so natural that we can easily forget on what you are walking on. If we turned around Venice we would…

Streets of Venice

Streets of Venice

I remember when I walked in Venice with my dad. We often spoke in dialect – as it’s still common in Italy – so…

Moeche

Moeche

‘MOECHE’ – green crabs Carcinus aestuarii – Carcinus moenas Do you know that in Venice and its region Green Crab has 5 different names?…

Under the Christmas tree

Christmas is approaching and maybe you are wondering what to give friends and family to unwrap under the tree… Here’s our idea for you:…

Cold days bring some typical recipes of the Venice region. “La mostarda con il mascarpone” is one of them. Mostarda is not the same…