Where to eat in Florence with locals.

IMG_2598Italians tend to eat at home and go out for meetings,  special dinners with friends. So when someone asks  us where to eat in Florence, we feel a bit embarrassed because we have not tried so many restaurants.Now with the niece who studies in town we have more occasion to go out and “live the city”. Lately we have found and tried some cute  small places. Continue reading “Where to eat in Florence with locals.”

The 20 most beautiful Italian cities for 2017

Compliments to Radda in Chianti ! Skyscanner has prepared the list of . They have written: “What are the most beautiful little towns  in Italy? Ancient medieval villages, castles perched on rocky spurs, white houses embraced by secret woods and breathtaking views of natural paradises Each region of Italy is unique, and each of these beautiful little towns is even more so. Discover the monuments and … Continue reading The 20 most beautiful Italian cities for 2017

Which season in Tuscany ?

_MG_8610 2If you are wondering what are the ideal times or the best seasons to visit Tuscany, or looking for tips on when and how to go, it is good to know that Tuscany is a very varied territory: from mountain to coast, countryside and cities like Florence, Siena, Lucca. Continue reading “Which season in Tuscany ?”

Artichokes Etruscan Way Recipe

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAArtichoke – Carciofi is one of the most interesting and special vegetables we eat in Italy.It takes a moment to be prepared, to be cooked but the final result is so good. Every time we start working with them we think how somebody decided to cook with them. Anyway the time they need is worthwhile for  this beautiful Tuscan recipes Continue reading “Artichokes Etruscan Way Recipe”