In this chapter we present one of the symbolic dishes of the Veneto Region, sought after, tasted and loved by the whole world, the Sarde in Saor recipe.

The Sarde in Saor recipe, often served in Venetian bacari, is a truly unique and tasty appetizer, almost always accompanied by a good glass of white wine, the famous goto de vin. This Venetian specialty is based on sardines, which are seasoned with sweet and sour onion, toasted pine nuts, raisins and aromatic spices.

We are talking about a recipe that achieves a quality gastronomic result, as well as a particular fish conservation method, so much so that it can be kept for ten days if kept in a cool environment. This method of conservation is actually very old, in fact it was already used on ships by the Venetians during long days of navigation.


Sarde in Saor Recipe
In a pan with a little extra virgin olive oil, put two bay leaves, our onions already previously cut and, half-fried, a glass of white wine vinegar, raisins and pine nuts. Leave to cook for a few minutes, taking care not to let the mince dry, then adjust with salt and pepper. In the meantime, clean the sardines, (depriving them of the head and entrails), subsequently washing them under plenty of running water.

Then they must be dried, floured and fried in boiling seed oil for a couple of minutes. Once removed from the heat they must be left a few minutes on paper towels, and then salt them. We arrange the sardines in a baking dish with alternate layers of onion compote. Let them marinate in the refrigerator for at least a couple of days before serving.

  • Ingredients:
  • 600 gr Sardines
  • 600 gr Onions
  • 50 gr Raisins
  • 50 gr Pine nuts
  • 1 glass of vinegar
  • Laurel, Olive Oil, Salt and Pepper
  • Indications:
    Execution: Medium
    Preparation: 50 minutes
    Cooking time: 25-30 minutes
    Doses for: 4 people


The Venezia Province

A fish-shaped island, which supports the most beautiful, romantic and mysterious city in the world.


The Veneto Region, nestled in the north-east of Italy, is a mix of history and traditions and, all of it, is enriched by the liveliness of its inhabitants and by a wide range of typical products all to be savored. From the highest peaks of the Dolomites, he embraces and welcomes each visitor with brotherly warmth, accommodating him among the many lounges of his cities of art, giving him unforgettable emotions. Turning between the pages of this site, you can organize your next holidays in the Veneto region and thanks to the many photos published, everything will be very simple.


In this chapter we discuss Sport, that is, from the easiest sports activities for families to the most complex and demanding ones.


In this chapter we discuss the incredible world of Venetian cuisine, from the typical local products to the recipes typical of our mothers.


In this chapter we discuss the Nature that surrounds us, a territory rich in biodiversity and particularly fragile, therefore absolutely to be respected.


In this chapter we discuss the history which, over time, has transformed, shaped and marked the territory of the Veneto region.


In this chapter we treat My Way, a useful window to start planning and defining a nice weekend among the wonders of the Veneto region.