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Nino Zoccali's Venetian Republic Cookbook

31 Oct 2019

Recipes from the Veneto, Adriatic Coast and Greek Islands

More than just a cookbook, Nino Zoccali’s recently released Venetian Republic is a culinary and historical journey through the Mediterranean territories that Venice once dominated. Starting in the opulent floating jewel that is Venice, Venetian Republic provides mouth-watering examples of how this unique city has influenced the cuisine of her neighbouring regions, including the Veneto, Dalmatian Coast and Greek Islands.

Venetian Republic, the second cookbook by Nino Zoccali, acclaimed chef and owner of The Restaurant Pendolino and La Rosa The Strand, is a culinary journey through some of the Mediterranean's most stunning territories, exploring the impact that Venice's trading prowess had on how this part of the world lives and eats, to this day.

Recipes from Venetian Republic include:
Wood-Grilled Calamari with Red Pepper Mayonnaise, Parsley and Onion Salad
Spicy Lobster Linguini
Braised Lamb Shoulder with Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes and Grilled Baby Leeks
Sea Perch 'acqua pazza' Burano-style with Prosecco and Cherry Tomatoes
Croatian Blackberry Crumble
Carrot, Hazelnut and Spelt Cake with Hazelnut Gelato

Buy your signed copy of The Venetian Republic, $49.99, now available via The Restaurant Pendolino and online store here 

The Restaurant Pendolino | Restaurant 100, Level 2

La Rosa The Strand | Restaurant 133, Level 2


"My obsession with Venice is about more than just her artistic and architectural blessings ... How did such a small place grow to not only enjoy such unrivalled opulence, but also play a defining role in shaping the culture and cuisine of her Mediterranean neighbours?"  
Nino Zoccali