Cabbages and Colorito

The Flavours of Venetian Painting

On Sunday we hosted a Supper Club for fourteen French ladies whose weekend in Venice was themed around colour. Here is the text which accompanied the menu:

« Is it to spices that we owe Titian’s masterpieces ? I am tempted to believe so. »

                         Alexandre Dumas, Grand Dictionnaire de Cuisine

Colour was primary in the development of Venet…

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