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Food & Art

Well for those who know Venice – and more to the point – the Food & Art self-service restaurant out the back …

Italian National Day 2 June

Today certainly wasn’t the actual Italian National Day (Festa della Repubblica) – that happens tomorrow, the same day as my husband’s birthday, …

Grilled aubergines

In some of my recipes I add a ‘cheat’s version’ for those with less time on their hands! They were written with …

Grilled king-size prawns

If you have time to prepare these a couple of hours ahead, the flavour will improve. However, they are very good eaten …

Intensive cookery classes

Tongue in cheek, I have included an image which refers to my recent culinary efforts with radicchio and sausage, but fully expect …

No excuses

With oranges selling at these prices, we have very few excuses not to treat ourselves with a freshly squeezed fruit juice almost …

wine carton

Wine in carton

Now I know there is absolutely nothing earth moving about wine in a carton these days — at least not in Italy. …

Christmas eating take-away

Anyone around Venice for Christmas but with little inclination to cook?? I see that Food & Art are doing take-away meals for …

Fishing couples

I can’t say it often enough — so I will repeat myself yet again! Do not lose any occasion that presents itself …

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