When in Tuscany try Meat and Poultry

When in Tuscany ,try the variety of  “secondi piatti “we have.In Italy the “secondo piatto” is the second dish, the one following pasta or risotto or soup.We do not serve the pasta and meat   together:we may serve the meat and poultry  with vegetable on the same dish.

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ITALIAN FIRST COURSES YOU CAN’T MISS!

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

Hands on Italian Cooking Class

There is no better way to discover a place and its people than via food. This is the idea in attending an ITALIAN HANDS-ON COOKING GROUP CLASS at Toscana Mia Continue reading

Self catering apartments in Chianti

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Renting a SELF-CATERING APARTMENT/VILLA you may have the good excuse to go shopping in open markets or nice groceries and is also an excellent option for those on a budget,families with fussy eaters,or those with special dietary needs. Continue reading

B&B Experience

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When choosing an accommodation for a few days a B&B experience is a good immersion in Italian reality: people who you are  meeting in B&B are extremely friendly  and helpful. Continue reading

Italian Delicatessen

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Olives, Stuffed peppers and small onions

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Italians are very well known for the good food and the rich meals  but  we forget we have also a  great culture in  good preserved  food Continue reading

LIVE LIKE A LOCAL IN CHIANTI IN TUSCANY 2

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At this moment of the year everybody is thinking of holidays : booking the flight, the accommodation and then all the other activities. Housing is so important, and we have to decide what we are looking for. Continue reading

LIVE LIKE A LOCAL IN CHIANTI IN TUSCANY 1.

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Schiacciata al Pomodoro

A tourist is a person who travels to visit a place for pleasure, to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of her/his daily life, a traveler  Continue reading

Firenze, Florence in January

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Firenze, Florence for sure offers a lot of places to visit and things to do but why not to do something that locals enjoy?

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Top Ten Tips to Travel in Tuscany,Italy.7

Chianti viewIf you are traveling in Italy from city to city ,i.e. from Milan to Florence or Florence to Rome ,definitely the most convenient way is by train.
If you travel from city to city in Tuscany consider the bus, called pullman. Continue reading