A tribute to home-cooking in the Lagoon
For more than 1300 years, herbs, blossoms, and spices from all over the world passed through Venice, premier trading hub in the Mediterranean. At the same time, surprisingly exotic gardens were created in the Lagoon, where essenze (spices, herbs and blossoms) were taking well:
In our online classes, a surprising and fragrant 1300-year-old heritage comes to life: Join us on an exciting voyage through the four episodes of Venetian fusion cuisine, based on food growing in the lush gardens of the Lagoon!
La Venessiana was featured on:
Laguna in Cucina: 12 Months in Venice
FOOD MEMOIR OF VENICE AND THE LAGOON: Stories, ancedotes, recipes, glimpses of daily life and portraits of people and places: A home base for you to return regularly and enjoy the seasons in Venice and the Lagoon.
Venetia: Venetian Heritage and Culture
Getting started: Introducing an unexpected Venice, her gardens and exotic culinary culture: Expore the story of Venice virtually, interactive with videos, city guides, historical recipes and more! Travel back in time to learn for the future.
Solstice Secrets: The Perfumes of Venice
The TREASURE TROVE amongst our online experiences: Solstice stories, virtual walks, flowers, spices, precious recipes. Re-discovering the Venetian art of perfumery, herbs, blossoms, and spices.
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