Our Regional-Inspired Gift Baskets Include ALL of the Following:
- QTY2One (1) LB Bags of All Natural Pasta
- QTY2Gourmet Seasoning and/or Spice Mix
- QTY2Regional Candy or Sweet
- QTY2Candles or Regional Ornaments
- QTY1 Glass Bottle of High Quality Olive Oil
- QTY 1 Balsamic Vinegar
Venice and many surrounding parts of Veneto are known for risotto, a dish whose ingredients can highly vary upon different areas, as fish and seafood being added closer to the coast and pumpkin, asparagus, radicchio and frogs' legs appearing further away from the Adriatic. Made from finely ground maize meal, polenta is a traditional, rural food typical of Veneto and most of Northern Italy. It may find its way into stirred dishes and baked dishes and can be served with various cheese, stockfish or meat dishes.
Some polenta dishes includes porcini, rapini, or other vegetables or meats, such as small song-birds in the case of the Venetian and Lombard dish polenta e osei, or sausages. In some areas of Veneto it can be also made of a particular variety of cornmeal, named biancoperla, so that the colour of polenta is white and not yellow (the so-called polenta bianca).