Friday - June 13, 2014 Filed in: Food | Iconic Italy
How well do you know your Bellini, that deceptively simple combination of just two ingredients—Prosecco and peach nectar—into a delighfully refreshing cocktail? Here’s a pop quiz:
- The best Bellini in Venice can be had at Harry’s Bar, where it was famously invented in the 1940s.
- A Bellini has a distinct dusty rose color, which comes from the color of the pureéd peaches.
- No peach nectar, no Bellini.
All three are true, right?
We were recently treated to hands-down the most delicious Bellini now being served in Venice, the signature cocktail of one of the city’s most respected mixologists, award-winning cocktail innovator Marino Lucchetti.
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