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
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
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
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
Years ago newly arrived in Chianti, entering small shops we were just thinking” are we going to find everything we need ,here ?” Continue reading
Toscana Mia on Fox News one of the 8 trips you must do once :isn’t it fantastic?
Looking for something besides yet another trip to the beach for your next vacation? From cooking lessons in the hills of Tuscany to snorkeling the waters off Belize, these eight trips should be on everyone’s list. ……we also think it’s mighty adventurous to sign up for cooking lessons in the land that practically invented eating–Tuscany. Continue reading
At 9 we are already at the open market ,stalls of dresses, kitchenware, shoes, cloth, materials, ribbons and buttons, plants and flowers. And also we can buy fresh organic vegetables , fruits, cheeses, parmigiano or salami. A lot of locals there to buy or just to meet each other. Continue reading