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Lirica in Piazza

Our special tip for your Tuscany vacation: Opera evenings in Massa Marittima

Nov 4, 2019

If you spend your holidays in the provinces of Grosseto or Livorno at the beginning of August, you should not miss this wonderful event. To live an opera evening under the stars on the cathedral square of the charming town...


L'Olio Nuovo

Finally the time has come...

Nov 26, 2018

In mid-November, fresh olive oil from the 2018 harvest is already available in many parts of Tuscany.
Everyone is looking forward to taste the new native olive oil. Green color with golden reflections, it tastes fruity and a bit harsh....


Acquacotta... che bontà

a traditional Tuscan specialty

Jan 13, 2018

Literally translated, this typical Tuscan stew is called "boiled water". Once upon a time it was a "poor-people-soup", where everything was used, which the rural population could harvest in their own vegetable garden.
Main ingredients are chard, onions, garlic, celery,...


Our recipe suggestion

Spaghetti alla Siciliana - vegetarian

Nov 18, 2017

Sauté some garlic slices in good extra virgin olive oil, add some chilli, raisins and pine nuts. Please make sure that these ingredients in the pan do not turn black.
In the summer fresh, ripe cherry tomatoes (in winter, canned...