The possibility of a trip to Tuscany is certainly a great opportunity to learn more about the wines you hear so much about. Continue reading How do you visit a winery in Tuscany ?
Brasato or Stracotto al Chianti, meat cooked in wine is perfect as winter comfort food and has such a special presetation.Some tips to cook it at best. Continue reading Tips to cook a perfect Brasato al Vino, red wine braised meat
The winemaker said that the grapes have the right level of sweetness.It’s time to pick them, to start the vintage,the vendemmia Continue reading Tuscan Wine from Grapes to Bottle
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”
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: canned, pickled,cured and salted.Continue reading “Italian Delicatessen Live like a Local 3”
Florence is beautiful in every season: so different from other towns in the world, it’s a kind of open museum so just walking there can be interesting. A few suggestion to enjoy it at its best:
Years ago newly arrived in Chianti, entering small shops we were just thinking” are we going to find everything we need ,here ?” Continue reading “Food Shops in Chianti,Tuscany”
You’re spending some days in Florence but you would like to get deeper into Tuscan Landscapes and meet with locals ?
Combine Cooking Class in an Italian home ,wine-tasting and a country drive through magnificent Tuscan landscapes in Chianti, popular Tuscan region acclaimed for its classic wines and natural beauty. Continue reading “How to Spend A Full Day In Tuscany”
Gaiole in Chianti,the most Idyllic Place to live according Forbes’s article in 2008
“For me, Chianti is all about mountains, vineyards, wineries, country inns and walking,” says Gay Gillen of travel consultancy Brownell, based in Birmingham, Ala. “There are equestrian centers and opportunities to hike and play tennis, and the food is amazing.” Continue reading “Gaiole an idyllic place in Tuscany”
Radda Packages New Creation in 2012, for guests who like to live in the village town of Radda, enjoy the view, the shops, cafes and restaurants and at the same time wishing to participate in cooking classes, Italian dinners with Italian friends and be guided on tours in the area Continue reading “2 Day Radda Cooking Experience”