18 03, 2010

Sarde in Saor

2016-01-07T03:41:59+01:00March 18th, 2010|Categories: Culture, Daily Food Photo, Fish, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Venice|8 Comments

For me, four days in Venice signifies four portions (minimum) of sarde in saor. I am completely obsessed with these Venetian style sweet and sour sardines. They practically swim in marinated onions studded with pine nuts and raisons. […]

15 03, 2010

Moeche, Lagoon Crabs in Venice

2016-01-07T03:42:00+01:00March 15th, 2010|Categories: Culture, Daily Food Photo, Fish, Fried Foods, Gastronomic Traditions, Venice|5 Comments

Moeche are soft shell crabs found in Venice’s lagoon. I purchased a few of these live ones in the Rialto market and deep fried them for dinner last night. They are a seasonal specialty, found only in the spring when they are “between” […]