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 “Italian First Courses You Can’t Miss!”
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 “Top 10 Herbs to cook Italian 8. Bay leaf”
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 “Top 10 herbs to cook Italian. 6 Chives”
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 “Top 10 herbs to cook Italian. 5 Oregano”
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 “Top 10 herbs to cook Italian 3 Parsley = Prezzemolo”
10 years, Toscana Mia Cooking school is now really 10 years old.
Today we have an another Half Day Cooking class but it’s like the first time. We are waiting for our students here in Chianti, tomorrow will be here and in Florence. Continue reading “10 Years of Hands On Italian Cooking Classes in Tuscany”
Years ago newly arrived in Chianti, entering small shops we were just thinking” are we going to find everything we need ,here ?” Continue reading “Food Shops in Chianti,Tuscany”