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”
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 “Top 10 herbs to cook Italian 4 Basil= Basilico”
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”
Too often, herbs and spices were considered, in Italian Cooking, simple additions, optional ingredients to use in some occasion or when you remember. Yet herbs and spices can be crucial for the success of a dish, and they are perfect in healthy food for their therapeutic propertiesContinue reading “Top 10 herbs to cook Italian – 1. Sage = Salvia”
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”
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 “Toscana Mia on Fox News”