I wanted to share with you all a traditional Italian cake recipe. No measuring cups or teaspoons are required and it is quite normal that the Italians don’t use an electrical mixer and everything is ”un po” and ”quanto basta”
We had an amazing lunch at Osteria alla Caneva Sunday afternoon.
Most places, you usually need a reservation for a Sunday afternoon. We didn’t have one. We stumbled across this old, rustic osteria which is a little outside of the heart of Bassano.
First impression – hmm ok, but it’s rather small. I was worried how I was going to fit my Inglesina stroller, diaper bag and mini poodle all inside comfortably. Everything worked out and the owner was incredibly nice. He gave Harley ( mini poodle) a bowl of water. That’s a HUGE point in my book!
How many places in America allow dogs in the restaurant? Let alone give them a bowl of water? None, right?
Osteria alla Caneva serves typical Venetian dishes which I adore!!
Hint – there are no menus. The waiter simply tells you what the Chef offers for the day. So knowing a little Italian helps but if not I’m sure they speak English. Can’t order anything wrong at this place anyhow. The food is simply amazing!
I had fresh fettuccine with tomatoes, mozzarella di bufala and basil. Perfect dish for a hot summer day.
For dessert I had torta di ananas(pineapple).
To finish off my meal, I unlike most Italians had a latte macchiato after. Haha! I laugh when telling you because it’s rather unusual to order such a drink after a lunch.
If you are in Bassano del Grappa, you should definitely stop by for lunch or dinner, you won’t be disappointed.
Osteria alla caneva is located at
Via Giacomo Matteotti 34
Bassano del Grappa