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A Taste of Venice & Carnevale, part 2

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Halloween, Mardi Gras where did it all come from- from Venice of course. Well the Romans had a type of Carnevale that they celebrated and the Venetians made it famous…  wherever the Holiday started the most important thing is the treats that are made during Carnevale….

As promised here are more highlights from my short visit to Venice. If you are not able to visit in person, you can  bring a taste of Venice into your kitchen. My first  blog post at contained recipes for local favorites there. 

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Here is another special  recipe for a typical sweet  treat and more on Carnevale

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Mangia Bene, Vivi Bene,


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