Tuscan E.V.O.O.

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Live Like a Local 5

The first thing a Tuscan watches on a dining table is the olive oil bottle. In the first place it must be strictly extra virgin olive oil and good  quality, and if we are in Tuscany , it absolutely must be from the territory. Maybe it can be from another region that produces oil, such as Liguria or Umbria or Puglia. Continue reading

B&B Experience

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Live Like a Local 4.

When choosing an accommodation for a few days a B&B experience is a good immersion in Italian reality: people who you are  meeting in B&B are extremely friendly  and helpful. Continue reading

Italian Delicatessen

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Olives, Stuffed peppers and small onions

Live like a Local 3

Italians are very well known for the good food and the rich meals  but  we forget we have also a  great culture in  good preserved  food Continue reading

LIVE LIKE A LOCAL IN CHIANTI IN TUSCANY 2

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Photo by Romanita & Antonella

At this moment of the year everybody is thinking of holidays : booking the flight, the accommodation and then all the other activities. Housing is so important, and we have to decide what we are looking for. Continue reading

LIVE LIKE A LOCAL IN CHIANTI IN TUSCANY 1.

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Schiacciata al Pomodoro

A tourist is a person who travels to visit a place for pleasure, to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of her/his daily life, a traveler  Continue reading

5 things to do in Tuscany – Chianti for families

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Traveling with my family,I’ve always wanted to offer all of us something enjoyable and unforgettable, some “moments together to remember forever”. In Tuscany where we live ,we have places  which provide beautiful family activities.

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Shopping for kitchen items in Tuscany

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When you like Italian cooking and start preparing our dishes  you may be concerned that you need Italian kitchen item. Continue reading

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

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