One of the most peculiar and traditional Tuscan way to cook beans is Fagioli al Fiasco.An experience for the taste but also for the eyes. Continue reading Traditional Tuscan Beans in Fiasco
We wish you a very Happy Holiday season and a peaceful and prosperous New Year from your friends @Toscana Mia Continue reading Happy Holiday season
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!”
Bay leaf was highly praised by the Greeks and the Romans, who believed that the herb symbolizes wisdom, peace, and protection.That’s why still nowadays after getting the university degree we wear a laurel crown. Continue reading “Top 10 Herbs to cook Italian 8. Bay leaf”
When you like Italian cooking and start preparing our dishes you may be concerned that you need Italian kitchen item. Continue reading “Shopping for kitchen items in Tuscany”
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”
Basil “is” immediately smell of cooking, reminds us of Mediterranean food,speaks Italian and is usually tied hand in glove to pizza … Its name derives from the greek basileus which means “king grass”. Continue reading “Top 10 herbs to cook Italian 4 Basil= Basilico”
PREZZEMOLO ,meaning Italian parsley.This aromatic herb in used in cooking in almost everydish or, at least, in most dishes-It’s used to flavour food,to create sauces and to decorate. Continue reading “Top 10 herbs to cook Italian 3 Parsley = Prezzemolo”
“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”
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 “Toscana Mia on Fox News”