A dish that is extremely simple and usually made in July when both green beans and tomatoes are in season. I often spend time chatting with Piero, the farmer that[...]
Category: Tuscany in season
What’s in season? These are the products that we normally cook during specific seasons.
For our Fast Monday Recipe this week’s winner are “Fiori Friiti” or Fried Flowers. Very fast (in a perfect Monday fashion), not at all light and truly impressive! Who says[...]
One of the 10 foods you can’t miss in Tuscany, around this time of the year is Panzanella! Panzanella is a cold bread salad whose name of uncertain origins probably[...]
The minute I saw her I felt as if I’d always known her. Judy Witts Francini aka Divina Cucina, is a diva – this however did not keep her her[...]
A Florentine century old recipe, very simple and fast to make. All homes had a corner of their back yard dedicated to herbs, sage, at this time of the year was often used. This[...]
Every Tuesday here in Florence there is something going on that everybody should know about – the Cascine market! Visiting this local market is an excellent way to come across[...]