Traditional Venetian cuisine although rich in flavour is actually considered poverty cooking due to the fact that it uses the most basic ingredients, however through spices has received its substance and popularity among tourists when they visit Venice.
The pincia is one of the oldest traditional Venetian sweets in the region; it is also known as Veneto Bread Pudding. It is usually served during the Christmas holidays and Epiphany period. It is a typical example of peasant cooking using basic ingredients to come up with a delicious treat.
There are many palaces you can see when you are exploring Venice’s historic landmarks and tourist attractions including Palazzi Barbaro, Ca d’Oro, Dario Palace, and many more that demonstrate a huge part of the noble families’ wealth and power.
In the old days, it was only the wealthy Venetians who were able to afford the Frittelle alla Veneziana dessert in Venice.
Nowadays, you can find this delicious sweet treat at almost any local confectionery in the city.