Finished the Carnival Shrove Tuesday, with the Ash Wednesday 22 February, enter into Lent, the forty days of fasting and abstinence preparing Easter Sunday 8 April 2012.
In the Venetian tradition, the typical dish of the period is smoked herring with “polenta” (sort of thick porridge made with maize flour).
There is a small restaurant near Venice where you can savour this tradition, tasting also other local typical dishes, like “bigoi in salsa”, “fasioi col raicio, etc. (Trattoria al Mulino by Ottavio. Villanova di Motta di Livenza TV tel. +39 0422 766159. Special prices to the Honey House guest).
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