The city of Venice was founded in the 5th century originally. It is made up of over 100 islands that are linked by bridges of almost two hundred canals that are connected to a Grand Canal that is shaped like an “S”.
Saor (such as the fried sardines and onion Venetian dish) is one basic example of how trading with the East has influenced Venetian cooking traditions and methods in Venice.
The “saor” method is the method of preservation of food for longer periods of time using vinegar and onions in order to feed the citizens who go out to sea on long journeys.
The baicoli biscuit, a traditional Venetian dessert, was invented around the 20th century in Venice and is a very popular food among tourists who visit the wonderful picturesque city during the holidays.
The marbles, pillars, the famous 4 bronze horse statues are all some of the valuables that were looted from Constantinople in the 13th century in the Fourth Crusade and are now found in the renowned main square of Venice, San Marco Piazza.