Bay leaf was highly praised by the Greeks and the Romans, who believed that the herb symbolizes wisdom, peace, and protection.That’s why still nowadays after getting the university degree we wear a laurel crown. Continue reading
When you like Italian cooking and start preparing our dishes you may be concerned that you need Italian kitchen item. Continue reading
When the weather is reasonably good, as soon as the sun begins to peep, you’ll meet a lot of moto bikers -motorcyclists – motociclisti or on our roads, in town but especially in the countryside. Italy is among the best places in the world to ride in. Continue reading
Why this name for the most typically used in Tuscan Sienna area herb ? In its leaves seems to see the tongue of a dragon Tarragon probably arrived in Tuscany in 774 in the wake of Charlemagne , and here it was planted and cultivated in the garden of Sant’Antimo Abbey . Since then it has always been used fresh with eggs, most vegetables and in salads .
Chives=Erba Cipollina The Italian name erba cipollina, which means onion grass, says everything about this nice and good looking herb. Chives used for culinary purposes as a flavoring herb, and provide a somewhat milder taste, so perfect for those who dislike onions Continue reading
Florence is beautiful in every season: so different from other towns in the world, it’s a kind of open museum so just walking there can be interesting. A few suggestion to enjoy it at its best:
Take a Taxi
Taxis are often mistakenly considered extra expensive public means, but in recalculating the cost you can easily see that in certain occasion they are convenient Continue reading
If you are traveling in Italy from city to city ,i.e. from Milan to Florence or Florence to Rome ,definitely the most convenient way is by train.
If you travel from city to city in Tuscany consider the bus, called pullman. Continue reading
Riding a Bike
Bicycle racing and road touring is one of Italy’s favourite sports and drivers of cars are used to sharing the road with bikes.
In Tuscany we are not so well organized with many bike lanes in town but there are some help for bikers such as the
Bike park in Florence Continue reading