Archive for November, 2015

Venice – Off the beaten canal

Gondelers copy

Photo by Helen Cathcart
Giancarlo and I spent a lot of time enjoying the bars, restaurants and foodie hang-outs of Venice while researching our book ‘Venice – Recipes Lost and Found’ and I thought it would be nice to share some of our favourite places with you. This list is in no particular order but I have separated by …

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Not just for Halloween..

Prepping soup

Pumpkins are in season, so in the spirit of making hay while the sun shines… or is that making soup while the fog surrounds? Here’s our family favourite recipe for warming pumpkin soup that features in our book ‘Venice – Recipes Lost and Found‘ :-

Zuppa di Zucca
Pumpkin Soup
This soup was served to us at the restaurant …

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