Savour Italy's world-famous Zabaglione
and Zuccotto desserts, and taste sumptuous recipes using the zucchini vegetable at the Italian pavilion organised by theItalian Trade Agency (ITA).
Once used as a social space by hospital workers (even the name, which means 'after work', is borrowed), the moody, mirror-filled restaurant is stirring up Venice's somewhat stale culinary scene with creative dishes such as zabaglione
topped with caviar, and a pork belly so tender I almost mistake it for a tuna steak.
Lidia's Egg-citing Farm Adventure" ends with shared recipes for eggs and chickens that children can help prepare with adult supervision, including Ricotta Frittata, Sausage, Egg, and Peppers Sandwich, Baked Stuffed Shells, Roman 'Egg Drop' Soup, Traditional Rice and Chicken, Chicken Parmigiana, Zabaglione
with Berries, Ricotta Cookies, and more.
So too was our dessert, a sizeable slab of tiramisu as heavy on the creamy zabaglione
as it was light on the Italian sponge with a decent coee and cocoa kick.
They offer traditional Italian desserts, such as tiramisu, zabaglione
, Italian ricotta cheesecake, homemade almond biscotti, gelato, tartufo, and no Italian restaurant would be complete without delicious homemade canolis.
End it with Zabaglione
, a fitting dessert that will leave a delicious lingering flavour long after the meal.
I adapted this recipe from my grandmother's traditional zabaglione
," says reader Pat Kuta, who lightened the dessert by swapping in egg whites for the usual whipped cream.
Beaulieu said the zabaglione
at Camille's, the bacon-wrapped meat loaf at Ten Prime Steak & Sushi, the wood-grilled swordfish at the Clarke Cooke House, the Scotch eggs at the White Horse Tavern, the sweet and sour shrimp at the Coast Guard House, the Jamestown Fish soup, and the truffle calamari at Millonzi's Bar & Grille, and so many others were beyond delicious.
Try the zabaglione
, made with egg yolk, sugar and wine, whisked together and aerated.
POACHED PEARS IN RED WINE WITH MUSCAT ZABAGLIONE
(PERE AL VINO ROSSO CON ZABAGLIONE
AL MOSCATO) (Serves 4) | 4 firm ripe Bosc pears, peeled, stalks intact | 150g caster sugar | 700ml fruity red wine | 2 cloves | 5cm cinnamon stick | Lemon zest from 1/2 lemon For the zabaglione
: | 2 egg yolks | 2tbsp plus 1tsp sugar | 4tbsp muscat or other sparkling wine | 2tbsp marsala wine Trim the base of the pears so they stand up.
Stanley's poached pears in red wine with muscat zabaglione
(serves 4) ingredients For the pears: 4 firm ripe Bosc pears, peeled, stalks intact 150g caster sugar 700ml fruity red wine, such as Beaujolais, Merlot, or Dolcetto d''Alba 2 cloves 5cm cinnamon stick Lemon zest from 1/2 lemon For the zabaglione
: 2 egg yolks 2tbsp plus 1tsp sugar 4tbsp muscat or other sparkling wine 2tbsp Marsala wine method?
We used to have a Branzino dish on the menu with a Lemon Prosecco Zabaglione
underneath it," he notes.