Top 10 Tips To Travel in Tuscany, Italy .3

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Travelling on Train in Tuscany

Travelling by train in Tuscany can be convenient and easy. Just a couple of information. Most important not to forget . Many Italy train tickets are sold so they can be used any time in a specific period (up to 2 months) Continue reading

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Top 10 Tips To Travel in Tuscany, Italy .2

Parkink in Radda in Chianti, Tuscany

When travelling in an other country it’s always useful to know as much as possible how the locals move around, park the car, go shopping…. Continue reading

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Top 10 herbs to cook Italian 4 Basil= Basilico

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Basil “is” immediately smell of cooking, reminds us of Mediterranean food,speaks Italian and is usually tied hand in glove to pizza … Its name derives from the greek basileus which means “king grass”. Continue reading

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Top 10 herbs to cook Italian 3 Parsley = Prezzemolo

 

Italian Parsley

PREZZEMOLO ,meaning Italian parsley.This aromatic herb in used in cooking in almost everydish or, at least, in most dishes-It’s used to flavour food,to create sauces and to decorate. Continue reading

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Top 10 herbs to cook Italian- 2. Rosemary= Rosmarino

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“An herb is the friend of physicians and the praise of cooks.” (- Charlemagne)

Rosemary better to be used fresh as desiccated leaves loose flavor. Continue reading

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Top 10 herbs to cook Italian – 1. Sage = Salvia

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Too often, herbs and spices were considered, in Italian Cooking, simple additions, optional ingredients to use in some occasion or when you remember. 
Yet herbs and spices can be crucial for the success of a dish, and they are perfect in healthy food for their therapeutic properties Continue reading

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10 Years of Hands On Italian Cooking Classes in Tuscany

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10 years, Toscana Mia Cooking school  is now really 10 years old.

Today we have an  another Half Day Cooking  class but it’s like the first time. We are waiting for our students here in Chianti, tomorrow will be here and in Florence. Continue reading

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Top 10 Tips To Travel in Tuscany, Italy .1

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Definitely one of the most common problem  for travelers in Italy  is electricity.  We read a wonderful blog about  the subject . We’d like to add that, in case you arrived to Italy without  the  proper adapter the best  thing to do is to enter a shop  of electrical devices or supermarket, point at the plug : people  will understand your need. Continue reading

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Food Shops in Chianti,Tuscany

DSC_0379-1Years ago  newly arrived in Chianti, entering  small  shops we were  just thinking” are we going to find everything  we need ,here ?” Continue reading

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Toscana Mia on Fox News

Toscana Mia on Fox News  one of the 8 trips you must do once :isn’t it fantastic?

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Looking for something besides yet another trip to the beach for your next vacation? From cooking lessons in the hills of Tuscany to snorkeling the waters off Belize, these eight trips should be on everyone’s list. ……we also think it’s mighty adventurous to sign up for cooking lessons in the land that practically invented eating–Tuscany. Continue reading

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