Italy recipe: how to make & use Pesto

“Pesto” normally refers to Pesto alla Genovese, made from fresh basil and pine nuts. It is commonly served coasting pasta and being a dish that can be prepared in advance and then served either warm or cool, it is a staple item in many an Italian fridge throughout Spring and Summer. Whilst it can be […]

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Brussels sprouts – our favourite! The Italian secret recipe to eating (and enjoying) your vegetables! *Including Tessa Kiros recipe*

It’s no secret that Tuscan food is delicious. It’s also world-famous for being one of the few cuisines that is also good for you. But did you know that traditional Tuscan recipes can also produce miracles? For this week, Artviva is proud to announce that a gastronomic miracle did occur ? an entire, large family […]

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Wild about boar – wild boar lunch in Tuscany

Sunday lunch in Italy is traditionally a day to spend with the family, lingering around the dining table for hours and enjoying an abundant meal comprised of traditional, home-cooked dishes made from local produce, and enjoyed with a glass or two of locally produced wine. In the small Tuscan town of Certaldo, this Sunday lunch […]

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