Rialto Market

It’s been rather odd day, weather-wise, today. It’s been both sunny and dark and cloudy and sunny again. Right now, we’re back to cloudy. It actually looks like it might pour at any moment, which would suck.

I spent the early morning–before work–checking out the market area near Rialto. I can’t describe just how beautiful all the fresh produce here is. Stalls and stalls of the most delicious looking fruits and vegetables, meats and cheeses, and seafood. I wish I had a kitchen here, so I could buy everything and cook it up. The above are just a few quick snaps from the market. Sadly, the only thing I ended up buying was a small basket of fragolini (tiny wild strawberries), which I brought for my colleagues to try.

They were super-sweet and delicious. Wonderful eaten as they were, I couldn’t help but close my eyes and thick of a dozen different ways to incorporate them into pastries and other desserts.

About Aun Koh

Aun has always loved food and travel, passions passed down to him from his parents. This foundation, plus a background in media, pushed him to start Chubby Hubby in 2005. He loves that this site allows him to write about the things he adores--food, style, travel, his wife and his two kids!


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  1. eatzycath 7 June 2005

    Wow, what an incredible photo – the overcast sky may have been a downer that morning BUT the photo-effect is just pure magic! Have been following your blog – your photos are really really good!

  2. Sascha 8 June 2005

    You've got to buy some garlic home and try making some pesto with it.

  3. andrian martin domin 8 June 2005

    i second that

  4. Marion 9 June 2005

    Wow, those are wonderful images and make me want to travel to Italy like NOW!

  5. brando 9 June 2005

    that garlic does look incredible; what about some aioli too, sasch?

  6. keiko 10 June 2005

    I'm glad/jealous you're having a great time… stunning pictures as always.

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