Tag Archives: Epiphany traditions

Italian Epiphany: eat, drink…and sweep?

If you’re looking for a great excuse to break any new year diet resolutions, head to Italy! 6th January is the Epiphany day, marking the date Jesus was shown to be the son of God. On this day, Italian families … Continue reading

Posted in Florence, Food, Italy Tours, Italy Tours: Best Tours in Tuscany, Rome, Siena, Travel Tips, Tuscany | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Italian Epiphany: eat, drink…and sweep?
Rate this post:
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

Christmas in Italy: tastes and traditions

Food in Italy at any time of the year is pretty amazing. At Christmas time however, there are many great traditional Christmas recipes that are prepared and shared around large dinner tables with all the family. These recipes are not only … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Christmas in Italy: tastes and traditions
Rate this post:
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

Food in Florence: The art of artichokes

Florence, as the capital city of Tuscany (and Italy in general), is foodie heaven. Really, that’s why we live here. The simple secret lies in choosing fresh in-season ingredients and not messing about with them too much.

Posted in Art Tours Italy, Best of Tuscany, Chianti, Cooking in Tuscany, Italy Tours, Italy Tours: Best Tours in Tuscany, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Food in Florence: The art of artichokes
Rate this post:
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

La Befana: 1 Wise Woman

At a time when most of us are already some days into our new year’s resolution of eating lighter and drinking less, Italians are gearing up for yet another feast! 6th January marks the Epiphany on (most) Christian calendars, the … Continue reading

Posted in ArtViva Exclusive Experiences, Florence, Italy Tours, Italy Tours: Best Tours in Tuscany, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on La Befana: 1 Wise Woman
Rate this post:
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

La Befana – brooms, coal and delicious traditional Italian food!

Italian children may well be the luckiest in the world. Just a short time after Christmas, on the 6th January, there’s La Befana. The strange idea behind it is that on the Epiphany eve, an old witch hops on her … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments
Rate this post:
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...