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
Florence in a cold winter Monday morning , most shops closed , let’s buy some good cream for Magi’s young skin and for mama’s and auntie hands. Continue reading