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Porcini Mushrooms: an Italian recipe favourite

Porcini mushrooms are one of Italy’s most beloved fungi. They are easily found dried in many local grocery stores, however finding them fresh can be a slightly more difficult task! Almost impossible to cultivate, most local supplies of porcini mushrooms … Continue reading

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Romance Made to Measure – Valentine’s Day in Italy

Everyone has their own idea of what is romantic. For some, it’s red roses and chocolates. And if you like red, roses and chocolates, that’s great. However, if you’re looking for some out-of-the-chocolate-box ideas for the most romantic day of … Continue reading

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Slow Food Events Tuscany, November 2010

The Slow Food Movement began in opposition to the ‘Fast Food’ mentality that has seen people wanting bad food, fast instead of good food worth waiting for. It was initially founded in 1986 in protest of the opening of a … Continue reading

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A True Tuscan Tale – beans and heroes

Visiting Florence, one thinks about the wonderful museums, the stunning Tuscan-countryside surrounds, the shopping and the food (and the wine, and the coffee… we could go on!). However, one of the things not listed in the guide books, and which … Continue reading

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Pesto alla Genovese – tips and recipe

Pesto alla Genovese is a typical dish from the northern Italian region of Liguria, and specifically named after its capital city Genova. Typically, this pesto is made by mixing 60 grams of fresh basil leaves, 2 tablespoons of pine nuts, … Continue reading

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All that glitters is not gold – but sometimes it is! Tuscany’s most famed golden items.

Viola is often recognised as the typical colour of Florence, and in fact the uniform of the beloved Florentine football (soccer) team, La Fiorentina is even purple. But after the football season’s less than shining start for the ‘Forza Viola’, … Continue reading

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