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Venice Carnival Costumes in Photos

Just back from Venice Carnival 2014. Although I did spend plenty of time in the kitchen making Carnival treats and on cicchetti crawls with my […]

Venetian Carnival Fritters with Pastry Cream

Buon Martedi Grasso, Happy Fat Tuesday, everyone! Today we’re making sure we have just a little fat for Fat Tuesday with Venetian fritters (frittelle) filled […]

Venetian Carnival fritters with Nutella

Nutella filled Venetian Frittelle

Today is the international holiday, World Nutella Day, hosted by Michelle from Bleeding Espresso and Sara from Ms. Adventures in Italy.  Six years ago “with […]


Favorite Scenes and Costumes from Carnevale 2011 in Venice in Photos

    Carnival 2011 in Venice is over. The costumes, the masks, the balls, parades, parties and frittelle are all finished until next year. All […]


Martedi Grasso – Fat Tuesday in Venice

  Fat Tuesday in Venice, and “Ogni scherzo vale” (Every trick/prank is ok) is the saying for today. Think of the U.S. holidays Halloween and […]


Tasting Venice – A Food Tour with Monica Cesarato

  Another absolutely gorgeous day in Venice, and I had the great pleasure of spending the afternoon with Monica Cesarato, a Venetian and Venetian food […]


Snow One Day – Sun the Next – Carnevale in Venice

  What a difference a day makes. If ever that statement was true, it was today. Yesterday, I walked outside to this. Snow!! Let me […]


Fritelle, Hot Chocolate and Costumes – Welcome to Carnival in Venice

Carnival in Venice. I’m here! I still have no exact knowledge of the time. Right now, I only know that it’s night because it’s dark […]

Italian Hot Chocolate at Carnevale in Venice

The BEST, and I mean completely beyond compare, hot chocolate I’ve ever had was during Carnival in Venice. The thick Italian hot chocolate is so […]