• Jul012019
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    Rocca d’Orcia in 7 Points: History and Myths

    Today, we want to tell the story of another medieval village, Rocca d’Orcia. 1 The tiny village of Rocca d’Orcia…

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  • May272019

    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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  • May132019

    The Signature Dish of Italy: Pappa al Pomodoro

    Now, this is one dish that every single person who ever visits Italy simply must try! We know that Pizza…

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  • Mar262019

    Top Italian Food Bloggers You Should Follow

    It’s impossible to picture Italy without conjuring up images of its delicious cuisine—steaming pastas, savoury herbal pestos, delicate branzino and…

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  • Mar052019

    Parmesan Cheese – the real deal

    Mention “Parmesan Cheese” and some may think of the yellow gritty stuff with a notorious odour. Not only does this…

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  • Nov012016

    Etruscan Roots Beyond Tuscany: Umbrian Cuisine

    Etruscan Roots Beyond Tuscany: Umbrian Cuisine Reference: MAXWELL, V.; LEVITON, A.; PETTERSEN, L.; Tuscany and Umbria, Lonely Planet, 2010 Umbrian cuisine finds…

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  • Oct152016

    Regional Diversity in Italian Cuisine

    Regional Diversity in Italian Cuisine Reference: CAPATTI, A. MONTANARI, M, Italian Cuisine: A Cultural History, Columbia University Press, 2003 Italian cuisine…

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  • Aug082016

    Six Amazing Things You Should Know about Livorno

    Livorno, or “The Medicis try to tame the seas” 1 The Medicis founded Livorno as port to rival Pisa in…

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  • Aug042016

    Torta coi Bischeri – A Recipe from Medieval Pisa

    “Torta coi bischeri” is a typical dessert made in Pisa since the 1200. As you know, we try to keep and…

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  • Aug012016

    Tartufi: 5 Types of Truffles You Can Find in Tuscany

    Tuscany is famous for White Truffles: we wrote a post about them not so long ago! But they are not…

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