Artichoke -Carciofi is one of the most interesting and special vegetables we eat in Italy.It takes a moment to be prepared, to be cooked but the final result is so good.Every time we start working with them we think how somebody decided to cook with them. Anyway the time they need is worthwhile for this beautiful Tuscan recipes Continue reading
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.
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
Live Like a Local 5
The first thing a Tuscan watches on a dining table is the olive oil bottle. In the first place it must be strictly extra virgin olive oil and good quality, and if we are in Tuscany , it absolutely must be from the territory. Maybe it can be from another region that produces oil, such as Liguria or Umbria or Puglia. Continue reading
Live like a Local 3
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
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
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