Zafferano -Saffron. When we hear this word, we think of India, of Iran, a Middle Eastern spice, but why is it so much used in Italian cuisine? Continue reading “San Gimignano Saffron”
We suggest a visit to Radda nel Bicchiere,a cool event in Tuscany in May 2018.Tasting great Chianti Classico wines. Continue reading Radda nel Bicchiere
Moving away from the more obvious sights like the Pontevecchio(the Old Bridge) and the David, we would love to suggest a whole different side of Florence, one that you would never expect to see but will hopefully love to explore. Continue reading Unique and Unusual Things to Do in Florence
If you would like to organize in Tuscany an experience that lie off-the-beaten-path,contact the Bartender Trio and visit the Chiantisculpurepark. Continue reading Non-Touristy Things to Do in Tuscany
Vanilla Gelato with Amarene @ Toscana Mia Cooking Class
If you call it dessert, pudding, afters or sweet it does not matter : at the end of a more important meal in Italy you need a” dolce” Continue reading “When in Tuscany eat Desserts/Puddings”
Italians tend to eat at home and go out for meetings, special dinners with friends. So when someone asks us where to eat in Florence, we feel a bit embarrassed because we have not tried so many restaurants.Now with the niece who studies in town we have more occasion to go out and “live the city”. Lately we have found and tried some cute small places. Continue reading “Where to eat in Florence with locals.”
When you plan to visit big towns you can easily use train or bus service , but if you’re thinking to visit smaller towns or the countryside you need a renting a car or hiring a private driver ?
Tuscan cuisine is very well known for its beautiful fish and meat dishes but also for a great variety of vegetable dishes . Continue reading “Eat Vegetables in Tuscany”
This can be such a inspirational blog we like to share with friends ! Travel with Wendy Travel with Wendy So you want to travel! Me too ~ maybe you’ve just arrived in Europe or maybe you’re on your way out. Either way you look at it, I bet you’ve already made some travel goals for 2018! Setting New Year’s resolutions is something … Continue reading Travel plans 2018!
The other day we decided to do the traditional “passeggiata in centro”(a downtown walk),looking for presents and practising window shopping we had not done for so long .