Author archive for brogi

  • Oct282019

    9 Things You Didn’t Know about Ponte Vecchio in Florence

    1 – The History Ponte Vecchio has a rich history. It crosses at the narrowest point of the Arno river,…

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  • Oct232019

    Flan di Verdure – A Recipe

    Ingredients (serves 6): • 800 g mixed vegetables (such as leek, carrot, zucchini, broccoli or cauliflower) • ½ L liquid…

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  • Oct052019

    Polpette di Ricotta e Vitella – A Traditional Tuscan Recipe

    Polpette di Ricotta e Vitella Veal and ricotta meat balls Ingredients (serves 8) For the Meat Balls: • 500 g…

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  • Oct042019

    A Roof to Florence: Fiesole

    Fiesole is one of the most perfect day trips from Florence: it has so much to offer, and it is…

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  • Sep302019

    Red Gold in San Gimignano: a Saffron Story

    Some say that San Gimignano became a rich town thanks to dyed silks, and its medieval tower were often used…

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  • Sep272019

    Torta di Pere e Gorgonzola – A Traditional Italian Recipe

    Torta di Pere e Gorgonzola Savoury tart with pear and gorgonzola Ingredients (serves 4-6) • 1 sheet of fresh ready-made…

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  • Sep232019

    Soufflé di Parmigiano – A Traditional Italian Recipe

    Soufflè di Parmigiano Parmesan souffle Ingredients (serves 4) • 150 g grated parmesan • 60 g potato starch • ½…

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  • Sep182019

    Seven Curiosities about Sage

    1 Sage is a variable evergreen perennial shrub, with strong taproot and square, woody branching stems up to 75cm/2ft6in tall.…

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  • Sep132019

    Pasta Brisée – A Recipe

    Pasta Brisée Shortcrust pastry Ingredients (serves 4-6): • 300 g flour • 150 g butter • 1 pinch of salt…

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  • Sep102019

    Story of an Ancient Recipe: Panforte – How to Make it

    Story of an ancient recipe: Panforte – How to Make it History and legend of Panforte In Siena there is…

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