Try Tuscany in September ! Quiter places Friendly people Relaxing moments No long lines Scent of focaccia with grapes ( ever tried?delicious!!) Time for figs & ham Enjoy the view with me ! </ < Advertisements
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Toi Situato nei pressi degli Champs Elysées il TOI è un ristorante con un ambiente insolito. Mostra di pittura, pareti e rosa fucsia appariscente, sedie di design, il TOI ha più di un asso nella manica per attirare i clienti, DJ, concerti, il brumch e fascino sexy di una cena romantica con vista, non…
Visiting Rome I stayed in this beautiful , 4 star designer hotel, just few steps away from …Eataly ! Some suites,as mine ,have an artistic name and the fornitures , the decors and the mirrors are an explosion of modern art and originality . I really loved staying here and feel as an artist me … More Rome IS the city !
From Savigni butchery an excellent Cinta Senese pork fillet steak stew with Marsala wine & fresh orange juice: a melody on your toungue… Fagioli di Sorana are white beans with a very light peel: a small quantity is producted from a area near Pescia ( Pistoia) and they are also a Special Product ‘protected’ by … More Arista with Orange & Marsala
I love English doors , you alredy know it, I know, but I love also Italian ones , especially the old ones like this Would you like to live in a house with such imponent door?
Every year, at the end of september, the Trebbiano and Malvasia grapes are harvested. The bunches that are the least dense and the most ripe are placed to dry on straw mats. Vin Santo starts from here!
I love this Vin Santo home made by famers around my area in Tuscany. It’s perfect to match with almond biscuits as this one. Meditation wine, also called, I think can be called friendship wine too, as it is so nice to drink and chat with a small glass of it…
Aged for 13 months in the blue sea , 70 metres deepth, at a perfect temperature of 15° . Vermentino grapes, pigiato and bianchetta from the Ligurian cost it is a sparkling wine perfect with seafood and as aperitivo. The bottles are all different covered with sea’s souvenirs.
Have you ever seen such a strange bottle of wine? It is covered by sea food and shells and crabs and you know why? because it stayed into the deep blue sea of the Poets’ Gulf in 5 Terre!
SCIACCHETRA’…very small production for this top wine from 5 Terre, very expensive but unforgettable..!
Vinicio’s daughter, smiling Silvia, is helping him in making fresh pork sausages as the best Tuscan tradition !
soft light filled with first quality candies topped with high quality almonds eaten with an enormous pleasure
She is the youngest of the family who runs with passion and love this restaurant with his husband & the rest of the family
Usually this well known and, with no doubt , the best restaurant in Pistoia, is open at lunch and dinner only but yesterday morning opens for a special Easter breakfast…
Here it is the CHIANINA race for the best Fiorentina Steak! A real beautiful animal,its eyes looked at me and made me feel so guilty .. Here is in Greve in Chianti last September in the main square there was a butchers’ lunch with barbecue
Dario Cecchini is a must in Tuscany but maybe he is more well known outsite Italy..lots of people from all over the world come to see him and learn from his voice what it means being a butcher in 2013 .
‘Orcio’ is the name in Italian for this oil-jar. These are manufactured in Tuscany, near Florence , Impruneta is the well known location for the production of this kind of ‘terraacotta’. Used by the Romans before us ,nowadays we are using inox ones less beautiful and with no story to tell. But I could still … More OIL-JAR FROM THE PAST
Really couldn’t believe Benedectine nuns in Pistoia were taken the pectine directly from they oranges’seeds , instead of buying it at the supermarket as usually I do , and you do too, I’m sure! /p>
The brown & beige colour is the creamy CREMINO