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

San Gimignano, the city with two Patron Saint

On 4 August 2013, the tribute of the city to Santa Fina

Santa Fina San Gimignano, the city with two Patron SaintFor those who likes to recall evocations of the past, through events of historical representations or diving directly into the “rituality” of certain events that renewing while maintaining almost unchanged the magical atmosphere of the past, the cultural heritage of medieval Tuscany offers many events not to miss in San Gimignano!

This town, authentic architectural jewel set on the magnificent hills overlooking the Val d’Elsa, presents a calendar of events particularly wide and varied able to capture the interest of every visitor, with events ranging from music to theater, street arts, food and wine and historical re-enactments, and with many events that still bind to double strand the “city of a hundred spiers” to the extraordinary medieval essence. Continue reading

Travel back to the Middle Ages in San Gimignano

SanGimignano foto aerea Travel back to the Middle Ages in San GimignanoAmong the most beautiful towns of Italy, appraised for the ancient and still intact urban layout and dotted with many of its famous “hundred towers” which make it unique and unmistakable, the town of San Gimignano is the ideal place to experience an exciting medieval festival in Tuscany. Continue reading