Pasta served with a leeks sauce, pasta ai porri, is a light pasta dish perfect everyday. Continue reading A Light Pasta Sauce?Sauce with Leeks.
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
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!”
Oregano = origano
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 “Top 10 herbs to cook Italian. 5 Oregano”
“An herb is the friend of physicians and the praise of cooks.” (- Charlemagne)
Rosemary better to be used fresh as desiccated leaves loose flavor.Continue reading “Top 10 herbs to cook Italian- 2. Rosemary= Rosmarino”
10 years, Toscana Mia Cooking school is now really 10 years old.
Today we have an another Half Day Cooking class but it’s like the first time. We are waiting for our students here in Chianti, tomorrow will be here and in Florence. Continue reading “10 Years of Hands On Italian Cooking Classes in Tuscany”