The Barefoot Contessa's Plum Tatin
Regina Schrambling's Zucchini-Eggplant-Pepper Polpettine

From a Venetian Fish Market

My mother was in Venice this past weekend. On her walks around the city, she came across this sign at a fish market. Most likely dating back to the 18th century, it stipulates the minimum length allowed for sale, in centimeters, for each type of fish. Then the sign lists the fish in Venetian dialect. It's certainly more beautiful than this...