Carnival Cakes and Sweets

During Carnival time look out for very naughty, but extremely nice, carnival pastries in our local bakeries. Each region has its own name for them so it can get a little confusing, but here is a general guide to help you out: Chiacchiere or Crostoli (also known as Frappe, Bugie, Cenci or Sfrappole) are sheets… Read more Carnival Cakes and Sweets

Carnival in Venice 2019

Carnival in Venice 2019 16th February – 5th March The Venice carnival is famous world-wide and is a ‘must’ whilst staying in Ferrara. It gets very crowded especially at weekends, but don’t be put off as there is always something magical about celebrating ‘Carnevale’ in Venice. Opening Celebration – Festival on Water Rio di Cannaregio… Read more Carnival in Venice 2019

February 2019

‘Art & Ciocc’ – Chocolate Fair 14th – 17th February Piazza Trento Trieste A food fair with every type of chocolate, in every shape and form imaginable! We highly recommend the hot chocolate! More informations. ‘LIBERAMENTE’ – Hobby & Craft Fair 23rd & 24th February, 9 am – 7 pm Via della Fiera, 11 (behind… Read more February 2019

February 5, Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year, also known as Spring Festival or Lunar New Year, is China’s most important traditional festival of the year and is similar to the Christmas festivities of Western countries. According to Chinese astrology, each lunar year corresponds to a zodiac sign: 2019 is the year of the Pig. From Monday 4 to Friday… Read more February 5, Chinese New Year