Venice Recipes Lost and Found


There’s an old Venetian saying—'magna e bevi che a vita xe un lamp' (‘eat and drink because life is a lightning flash’). With this in mind, Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi have dodged the tourists and unearthed some of the most delicious and authentic recipes that the romantic, alluring city of Venice has to offer. From San Marco to the old Jewish area, the Caldesis draw inspiration from the less obvious areas of the sinking city for their delectable recipes. Try some hot polpette (salty pork rissoles) or sarde in saor (marinated sardines) with a glass of wine with friends. The traditional Venetian pasta, bigoli, served with a delicious fresh fish salsa is a signature dish that read more

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ISBN:

9781742707730

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

272

Dimensions:

25cm x 20cm

Weight:

1220g

RRP:

$45.00

Category:

Home and Interiors , Food

Publisher:

Hardie Grant London

Published:

01 November 2014

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Katie Caldesi

Owners of London’s Caffe Caldesi, Caldesi in Campagna in Bray, and the Marylebone La Cucina Caldesi cooking school, Katie Caldesi and her husband Giancarlo have a passion for Italian food. They have taught alongside some of the biggest names in Italian cuisine, including Gennaro Contaldo, Ursula Ferrigno and Valentina Harris. They are the authors of nine cookbooks including the Italian cookbooks: Sicily, Rome, Venice and

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Giancarlo Caldesi

Born in Tuscany, Giancarlo Caldesi has had a passion for Italian food ever since his early memories of helping his mother in the kitchen. He trained as a chef in Italy before moving to the UK, and along with his wife Katie, he now owns London’s Caffe Caldesi, Caldesi in Campagna in Bray, and the Marylebone La Cucina Caldesi cooking school. The Caldesis have taught alongside some of the biggest names in Italian cuisine, including Gennaro