All posts tagged: venice

Wild herbs and beauty of the Venetian lagoon

by Anna Gilchrist Sant’Erasmo is one of those places that is known by few but known very well by those few. Just a stone’s throw away from the well-known Calli and Campos of Venice’s bustling center (click here for Vaporetto information). However, it remains relatively untrodden because despite being an integral part of the history of Venice and its inhabitants, the Islands can be an intimidating prospect without the knowledge of what to expect. That is what we went to discover. With the confident eyes of Tiberio we learnt about the hundreds of vegetables and plants that naturally thrive in the unique environment of the Lagoon and are currently under appreciated. As we walked amongst the towering herbs and uncut flowers the inspiration for recipes was palpable and it is unbelievable to think that they still remain such a mystery to most of us.   From just the one afternoon that we were lucky enough to spend cycling around, we encountered countless characters, all with their own role and stories about the Island. Unfortunately when we arrived …

Next Supper club dinners: Venice and Verona

Dear Friends, we are glad to announce that we are taking reservations for our upcoming events in: Venice (Friday, September 4th) and Verona (Friday, September 25th). In collaboration with our dear friend Sun (aka Needle&Cooker) we are going to host a series of supper club dinners in a private, stunning Palazzo in the heart of Venice and a we have been lucky enough to find another unique location: a 18th Century Villa in the heart of Valpolicella (Verona)…don’t miss it! The menu will be a delicious, creative composition of tastes and combinations that we will create together with Sun, where Italian and Korean cuisine will meet in a unique way. As always, the address will be revealed only few days before the event ;)! If you want to know more about it or make your reservation, contact us at musacberlin@yahoo.com or at ksun1121@hotmail.com or simply click on RESERVATIONS Can’t wait to see you there! *** Cari Amici, Dopo una breve pausa, siamo felici di annunciare le nostre prossime date a Venezia (Venerdi 4 Settembre) e a Verona …

Autumn Leaves, Mussels and Sparkling wine

It’s (f)all folks :)..and this is more than just a melancholic and cosy season: it’s one of the best times of the year to enjoy clams! It was my sister’s birthday, and for lunch we decided to make a classic: Peppered Mussels ..so yummi! So, this is what you need if you want to make this very simple but extroardinary, tasty and delicious appetizer, that can be actually also served as main course. for 2 persons 500 g of Super-fresh mussels, garlic, persil, pepper (and chili), olive oil, bread..a nice glass of Prosecco! Wash the mussels with running water, rubbing them to remove any deposit. Put olive oil, garlic and chili in a frying pan and just fry over low heat. Add the mussels and wait for them to open.When they start opening, add half glass of Prosecco, cook them for 2 minutes, add some persil and olive oil: they are ready. Put some oil in another pan and toast the bread in slices.          Enjoy this great dish…it will make you …

NEXT DINNER IN VENICE – Italy – 12th September 2014

Dear Friends, we are taking reservations for our next very special event in September, Friday the 12th, in VENICE, Italy. You will enjoy a traditional fish menu (with a twist!) in a gorgeous friend’s home in the heart of Venice. Don’t miss it out!! To book your seat and an unforgettable evening, contact us at musacberlin@yahoo.com See you in VENICE! Metti una sera a Cena SupperClub Berlin&Venice