How to Spend A Full Day In Tuscany

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You’re spending some days in Florence but  you would like to get deeper into Tuscan Landscapes  and meet with locals ?               

Combine  Cooking Class in an Italian home ,wine-tasting and a country drive through magnificent Tuscan landscapes in  Chianti, popular Tuscan region  acclaimed for its classic wines and natural beauty.

The day in  Chianti is not a group tour ,it is from 1 to 8 persons

DSC002138:02 a.m.  Florence train station. You get  a train to Montevarchi. You arrive   in a tiny tiny  station  for   a few  commuters and our  driver waiting  for you .He   drives you  to Podere Le Rose (Toscana Mia location in Chianti).

We welcome you with a nice “Cappuccino “ and a snack. Maybe a glass of wine   and private  necessities.

IMG_0764Then we cook , hands-on , traditional, home-style Tuscan recipes such as pasta or gnocchi or ribollita,   appetizer, bruschetta and savoury cakes,turkey cooked in  milk or roasted pork.And then dessert: complete with  panna cotta or Tiramisù.

IMG_2358Let’s enjoy the wonderfully intense flavours & freshness of traditional Italian dishes cooked in an evocative stone farmhouse in the hills of Chianti, surrounded by vineyard & olive groves.In a friendly atmosphere to prepare a complete meal accompanied by  good  wine  and  good chatting .

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After lunch we reach a cute place to enjoy wine and extra vergin olive oil tasting.

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Or we tour in the area, visiting Angela,the artisan of the  beautiful ceramics we use.

DSC_6631Then we drive you back to Montevarchi for catching the train back to Florence

A long  day but at the same time a good occasion to cook Italian ,to get tips about Italian cooking and lifestyle  !!! We have new  friends and  with  blog and FB we can keep in touch !

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