Triestine Salad

Insalata Triestina

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
La Terra Fortunata

By Fred Plotkin

Published 2001

  • About

When people learn a certain amount about particular cuisines, traditions, and products, it can be rewarding, of course, but can also lead to confusion. Say “radicchio” to someone in North America, northern Europe, or in the southern hemisphere, and he or she will understand this term as the round ball of streaky-leafed red and white lettuce that Italians call radicchio di Chioggia. This lettuce is grown in the sandy soil of Chioggia, an ancient fishing port in the Venetian lagoon. Mo