Life Expectancy of a Biscuit

Venetian biscuits

Biscuits, biscotti, bis-cotto, hardtack. This weeks newsletter is going to look a little way into the history of biscotti in Venice. Used as morsels of energy, medicine for rebalancing the bodies humours, tools of flirtation and signs of social hierarchy, there has always been a biscuit for every occasion.

Notice the bell tower in background of this fli…

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