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 “Italian First Courses You Can’t Miss!”
Live like a local is a great temptation but the comfort of a hotel is important,too? Let’s choose a hotel with local personality and helpful staffSo often people enrolling in Italian Cooking Classes at Toscana Mia ask which is our favourite hotel in Chianti, in Tuscany. Continue reading Hotel in Chianti in Tuscany
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. Shopping at a local food market, in a supermarket at a delicatessen shop in a new country gives you always the idea about the habit of local people. … Continue reading Self Catering Apartments in Chianti Live Like a Local 6
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 “Tuscan E.V.O.O. Live Like a Local 5”
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. A bed and breakfast is a type of lodging that is often in an older home or building with a lot of history and personality. These accommodations are usually family-owned and feature personalized serviceContinue reading “B&B Experience Live Like a Local 4”
Olives, Stuffed peppers and small onions
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 “Italian Delicatessen Live like a Local 3”
Photo by Romanita & Antonella
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 2”
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 “Live Like a Local In Chianti In Tuscany 1”
“Foto di Mauro Sani – MUS.E”
Firenze, Florence for sure offers a lot of places to visit and things to do but why not to do something that locals enjoy?
Gas ,Gasoline,Petroleum station=Benzinaio
“IL PIENO PER FAVORE” = Fill it up,please
Driving around Tuscany, you need fuel ”benzina “ or “diesel “.
Every single little town has a station.