Venetian goop

Curing the February slump with fennel, nutmeg and folklore...

February is really the fag-end of the year. Even in normal times, it’s the moment for getting depressed or divorced. The New Year’s resolutions, and possibly other bits of us, have begun to sag and the barometer is set at dull. Just the moment to feel hectored into spending a fortune on quackery and superfoods. 

Venice has a proud and progressive history when it comes to health. It was the first state to introduce the practice of quarantine (as if you haven’t heard that word quite enough). You might like to have a look at our short film below:

This week’s soothing recipes include Gnocchi with Nutmeg and Leek and Fennel with Goat Cheese and Star Anise- have a look!