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

Tuscan E.V.O.O.

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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

Italian Delicatessen

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Olives, Stuffed peppers and small onions

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

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

Top 10 herbs to cook Italian. 5 Oregano

Oregano = origano

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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

Toscana Mia on Fox News

Toscana Mia on Fox News  one of the 8 trips you must do once :isn’t it fantastic?

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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

How to Spend A Full Day In Tuscany

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You’re spending some days in Florence but  you would like to get deeper into Tuscan Landscapes  and meet with locals ?               

Combine  Cooking Class in an Italian home ,wine-tasting and a country drive through magnificent Tuscan landscapes in  Chianti, popular Tuscan region  acclaimed for its classic wines and natural beauty. Continue reading