EventsFood

Best meat sagras in Tuscany

Tuscany is positively home of the “sagra”, and when the spring arrives, a lot of posters appear on the walls, like flowers in the fields, promoting upcoming festivals in Tuscany. Sagra is a typical country festival, usually based on some local specialty, promoted and organized by a local non-profit organization (e.g. sport teams, recreational entity […]

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FlorenceFood

Top fish restaurants in and around Florence

Our colleague Federico was born and raised in Cecina, a Tuscan town on the Mediterranean sea coast. When eight years ago he moved to Florence, the idea of a good fish restaurant in Florence was something hardly to believe for him. As he says, it’s normal for every person which grew up on the seaside. […]

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EventsFoodSiena

White Truffle from Southern Tuscany

The area around San Giovanni d’Asso, which is the oldest hamlet in the entire Crete Senesi region, produces black truffles as well as the sought-after and costly white truffle. A truffle market fair and festival is held here during the second and third weekends of November.

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Food

Italian Recipes. Italian lemon granita

Italian lemon granita (in Italian granita al limone) is a semi-frozen dessert made from sugar, water and lemon, originally from Sicily. Italian granita in combination with a yeast pastry called brioche is a common breakfast in summer time. Make the granita at home and surprise your friends!

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Food

Sagra, or the best local food festivals in Tuscany

In Italy, mostly in central regions like Tuscany, Emilia Romagna or Lazio, a sagra (pl. sagre) is a local food festival. The various sagre or local food festivals almost always have their origins in old country fairs, sport events or similar entertainments. The sagre are organized and celebrated by the local people so the tourists […]

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FoodLivorno

What to eat in Livorno?

Livorno is a great city for foodies, and especially for those who love fresh fish and see food. There are many local recipes famous in all Tuscany and called alla livornese (English: in Livornese style), which very often means the star ingredient is cooked in a rich tomato sauce. As loved as it is for […]

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FoodPisa

What to eat in Pisa?

Pisan cuisine is an excellent combination of land and sea recipes. But when you are in a restaurant, it is quite difficult to choose what to eat in Pisa. The typical Pisan cuisine is formed from recipes deriving from land, sea and fresh water, with minor variations being applied from one locality to another. Many […]

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FlorenceFood

Where to eat in Florence: Michelin restaurants

It is very simple to get lost in Florence. No, not when you are browsing its breathtaking old town, but when you are about where to eat in Florence… We know that in Florence there are around one thousand restaurants/ trattoria/ osteria/ bar and other type of places where you can find food from all […]

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