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The first bath of the year 2020

Il Primo Bgno dell'Anno 2020

Jan 4, 2020

Also this year the event "Il Primo Bagno dell'Anno 2020" (The first bath of the year 2020) took place in Castiglione della Pescaia, the popular seaside resort on the Maremma coast. Despite low temperatures and an icy wind, numerous participants...


CAVALLUCCI TOSCANI

Traditional Christmas Cookies

Nov 22, 2019

The name "Cavalluccio" (little horse) dates back to the 16th to the 18th century, when these pastries were offered to the travelers for refreshment at the horse-changing post stations.

Ingredients:
300 gr of sugar
100 gr of walnuts
Orange...


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,...