Medieval cuisine , ancient basis of current typical Tuscan recipes

cucina medievale 200x300 Medieval cuisine , ancient basis of current typical Tuscan recipes Many recipes that we enjoy today as an expression of the best Tuscan cuisine are often dating back to old times and the medieval kitchen.

Pleasantly involved in the recent event ” Middle Ages in the fortress” that within the walls of the fortress of Montestaffoli, proposed to tourists and visitors spaces dedicated to typical local products, the village of San Gimignano is the ideal setting to taste the main Tuscan dishes, that were strengthened during the ancient times when the territory of the Tuscan villages lived heyday. Continue reading

It’s Time for Olive Oil and White Truffles

olives 300x200 It’s Time for Olive Oil and White TrufflesNovember is the month for olive harvest!
Extra Virginia olive oil is a typical product of Tuscany, a precious organic element, at the base of our great culinary tradition.
The use of genuine and fresh extra-virgin olive oil is essential and fundamental for every Tuscan meal.
Olive groves are typical of the lovely Tuscan landscape, that, in November, is characterized by beautiful and contrasting Autumnal colors. Continue reading