Venice Cult Recipes, Laura Zavan




the essence of Venice and its food, this is a book to dream over as
well as to cook from. Black cuttlefish risotto, grilled squid, fancy
antipasti, delicious Venetian sweets and ice creams-here are 100 recipes
that conjure up the real Venice. There are recipes for fish, chicken,
antipasti, ravioli, gnocchi, risotto, soups, snacks, polenta and
desserts. There are also recipes for Venetian drinks, including the
internationally renowned bellini, the perfect blend of white peach juice
with sparkling prosecco, invented by Giuseppe Cipriani in 1930 at
Harry’s Bar in Venice, and synonymous with the sparkling city. 

Laura Zavin shares her knowledge of Venetian food and its history
generously, and includes commentary and maps for five guided walks
around Venice that stop off at cafes, restaurants, food markets and wine
cellars. So if you’re lucky enough to find yourself in Venice, you can
experience authentic Venetian food and wine first-hand.