Venetian countryside cooking is still relatively untrodden culinary territory. Valeria Necchio is out to change that.
Any Italian will tell you that they grew up eating home-made apple cake for breakfast or la merenda, the afternoon snack. So will I.
This brittle, buttery tart — a giant shortbread of sorts — originates from Mantua, in Lombardy.
This is Mum’s signature tiramisu, with the perfect ratio of cream to biscuits, and just enough coffee to make the biscuits soft but never stodgy. Her mascarpone...