This recipe was published years ago in our blog connected to our Toscana Mia Cooking School web site.As we now closed that blog we want to offer this recipe here : it is great in many occasion and perfect for a typical Italian breakfast.It is a traditional Italian cheese cake with the great advantage that is simple and completely Gluten Free. Continue reading
Tuscan cuisine is very well known for its beautiful fish and meat dishes but also for a great variety of vegetable dishes . Continue reading
Artichoke -Carciofi is one of the most interesting and special vegetables we eat in Italy.It takes a moment to be prepared, to be cooked but the final result is so good.Every time we start working with them we think how somebody decided to cook with them. Anyway the time they need is worthwhile for this beautiful Tuscan recipes Continue reading
Il “Primo Piatto” in Italia , traditional Italian first dish .The first courses are fundamental in Italian cooking and especially during Italian cooking classes at Toscana Mia. You will find fresh pasta with eggs, risotto, soups and potato gnocchi Continue reading
Bay leaf was highly praised by the Greeks and the Romans, who believed that the herb symbolizes wisdom, peace, and protection.That’s why still nowadays after getting the university degree we wear a laurel crown. Continue reading
Why this name for the most typically used in Tuscan Sienna area herb ? In its leaves seems to see the tongue of a dragon Tarragon probably arrived in Tuscany in 774 in the wake of Charlemagne , and here it was planted and cultivated in the garden of Sant’Antimo Abbey . Since then it has always been used fresh with eggs, most vegetables and in salads .
Chives=Erba Cipollina The Italian name erba cipollina, which means onion grass, says everything about this nice and good looking herb. Chives used for culinary purposes as a flavoring herb, and provide a somewhat milder taste, so perfect for those who dislike onions Continue reading
Oregano = origano
I had never thought that oregano may be a heavily discussed topic.
If I name oregano, everybody thinks of pizza. While in fact it’s used for many dishes such as the Penne agli Aromi Pasta with Aromatic Herbs Continue reading
Basil “is” immediately smell of cooking, reminds us of Mediterranean food,speaks Italian and is usually tied hand in glove to pizza … Its name derives from the greek basileus which means “king grass”. Continue reading
PREZZEMOLO ,meaning Italian parsley.This aromatic herb in used in cooking in almost everydish or, at least, in most dishes-It’s used to flavour food,to create sauces and to decorate. Continue reading