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Stracotto beef stew

Stracotto beef stew should be left to simmer for hours on the stove. The result is slow food of the unpretentious, old-fashioned kind.

Baccalà Mantecato: Salt cod spread from Venice

Baccalà Mantecato: Salt cod spread from Venice

Baccalà Mantecato is dried salted cod, boiled it in milk with garlic and served as mash on a piece of toasted bread. A true delicacy from Venice.