In Florence there is the small museum shop of Biscottificio Antonio Mattei, worthwhile to be visited if you like the well.known Biscotto di Prato. Continue reading Original Biscotti di Prato by Biscottificio Antonio Mattei
Eat like a local, even on a tourist’s itinerary
to Siena’s most popular sights, eat at places where you can immerse yourselves in the town lifestyle. Continue reading The least touristy places where to eat in Siena
Tiramisu,the Italian dessert,its original ,traditional recipe.Such a simple dish to be prepared. Continue reading Authentic Italian Tiramisu’
Stuffed pasta: tortellini, ravioli or agnolotti, is part of Italian culinary history and of our personal history.There are dishes that taste tradition, smell of home, flavors of childhood, recipes that are part of our life.
Every region, every town, every family has its recipe.
These are two vegetarian Toscana Mia ravioli fillings. Continue reading Toscana Mia Vegetarian Ravioli Filling
Tomato bread roll :try a type of bread that can be done in a limited time and that we probably cannot find in all stores Continue reading Rotolo al Pomodoro- Tomato Bread Roll
Zafferano -Saffron. When we hear this word, we think of India, of Iran, a Middle Eastern spice, but why is it so much used in Italian cuisine? Continue reading “San Gimignano Saffron”
The typical Italian breakfast is a strong espresso or cappuccino or latte and a sweet pastry..Ideal is the Saffron and Ricotta Cake we prepare at Toscana Mia.Here is the simple recipe. Continue reading Italian Breakfast with Saffron and Ricotta Cake
When in Italy, you’ll find that every town, every village, every family has a different recipe for bread and focaccia.This is a typical potato focaccia,and potatoes are important as they moister the dough better. Continue reading “Potato Focaccia Recipe”
Chocolate Festival in Siena in March, the feast of handmade chocolate :delicious, yummy moments for chocolate lovers …and not only. Continue reading “Cool Events in Tuscany 2.”
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.”