Who doesn’t love “O Sole Mio”?

For some reason, I always think of that song when I think of Venice:)

It is one of the most requested songs for Gondaliers to sing ……

Mmmm Veneziana

Yet it is a Neapolitan song.

But this lovely beauty is all Venetian!! It’s a Veneziana.

A Venetian version of Pandoro perhaps or a Panettone, as the dough is similar but without the fruits.

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One Zaletti, Two Zaletti…………

Yum, yum and YUM!!

My apologies, I have been quiet the last week.

I was really upset about greedygirl breaking down BUT BUT BUT BUT!!

Good news

Greedygirl can be fixed and will be home this week and is in EXCELLENT condition for her age and has many years left!!Yippee!

To celebrate, we are going to have a yeasty beasty and non yeasty beasty fest!!!

I was baking up a storm this weekend and used one of the sourdough starters that I made 2-3 weeks ago.

More on that soon….

First, these little beauties…………….Zaletti..

Z Z Z Z Z Zaletti…..

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