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.”
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 “Ricotta GF Cheese Cake”
Certainly in Tuscany there are beautiful places to visit, Museums, Churches, a lot of Art, but in our Tuscan days we can take moments to see and do something else: small and big events in which the locals participate and are very much Italian lifestyle. So let’s talk about special occasions.For example during the weekends of March there is a beautiful exhibition of camellias.Camellias in Italy? Yes, just near Lucca
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!
We wish you a very Happy Holiday season and a peaceful and prosperous New Year from your friends @Toscana Mia Continue reading Happy Holiday season
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 .
Compliments to Radda in Chianti ! Skyscanner has prepared the list of . They have written: “What are the most beautiful little towns in Italy? Ancient medieval villages, castles perched on rocky spurs, white houses embraced by secret woods and breathtaking views of natural paradises Each region of Italy is unique, and each of these beautiful little towns is even more so. Discover the monuments and … Continue reading The 20 most beautiful Italian cities for 2017
If you are wondering what are the ideal times or the best seasons to visit Tuscany, or looking for tips on when and how to go, it is good to know that Tuscany is a very varied territory: from mountain to coast, countryside and cities like Florence, Siena, Lucca. Continue reading “Which season in Tuscany ?”