Just a list of terms I think you might need in an Italian Restaurant! How do you say, gluten free or vegetarian, hot or cold, well done or rare? Feel[...]
Category: Food dictionary
A set of terms you need to know if you want to become part of the tuscan foodie universe.
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[...]
First things first: what does Antipasto mean? Literally it’s a compound word formed by anti – meaning before and pasto the italian for meal! So when you get to Tuscany[...]
Chianti is an area in the Region of Tuscany. It has however become popular thanks to the wine that is produced in this area and for this reason has become[...]
Baccalà, stockfish, eel, carp, cuttlefish, squid can be made “in zimino” bacause in zimino is a style of preparation that uses tomatoes, chards or spinach. The word zimino is typically[...]
In Italy there are only 36 wines that are corked and later appreciated as DOCG labels- keep in mind there are 20 regions! In this post after a brief explanation[...]