• Jul282016

    Gnocchi di Zucca, or Pumpkin Gnocchi

    This recipe serves two with a large salad or another dish (we usually have fish with this) or three as…

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  • Jul252016

    Rocca d’Orcia in 7 Points: History and Myths

    Two weeks ago, we published a post about Castiglione d’Orcia, a small town in Val d’Orcia that has a very…

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  • Jul212016

    Pici – A Traditional Tuscan Recipe

    Pici is the name of the local, incredibly delicious pasta of the area around Montalcino. In the town itself, according…

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  • Jul182016

    Tartufi: 6 Things to Know about the Truffles of Tuscany

    1 The two areas of Tuscany most rich in our valuable White Truffles are the lands around San Miniato in…

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  • Jul142016

    Fettunta: How to be Enticed by a Dish Starting with its Name

    Fettunta is particularly easy to prepare and goes well with a variety of antipasti, as we do in our cooking classes.…

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  • Jul112016

    5 Things to Know about Castiglione d’Orcia

    1 Although larger, the village of Castiglione d’Orcia is somewhat less visited than Rocca d’Orcia, its sister village. The reason…

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  • Jul072016

    Spaghetti in Salsa di Vino

    Today, a very flavorful kind of pasta cooked many times in the kitchens of the Pandolfini Estate during our culinary…

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  • Jul042016

    The Via Francigena in 9 Points: from Canterbury to Rome

    1 The Via Francigena gave a new dimension to pilgrimage in the medieval period. It was a historical route from…

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