Top 10 Herbs to cook Italian 8.Bay leaf

Alloro 1Bay 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

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

List of Things to Do in Florence with (or without) kids

DSC00718-1Florence 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:

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Chianti Tuscany not only Wine

 

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Chianti is not only a wine………… These words are so describing of Chianti area : *The style of farming in Tuscany makes the countryside beautiful. Farms are mostly owned by families, not corporations. Frequently they grow many different types of crops. In the Chianti region the hills are laid out like a beautiful quilt: straight rows of dark green grapes vines here, a misty green olive grove splashed with bright red poppies there, a lush forest in-between, all of it topped with a perfect blue sky. Continue reading

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Radda in Chianti

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Beauty, style and quiet relaxation. This is the place for those who’ve tried it all and still want something new. Radda has much to offer, and we think these 5 reasons are at the top of the list. From rolling hills to charming towns, choose your excuse to get away and escape to Radda in Chianti… Continue reading

Budget Travel Dream Trips 2010

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It’s fantastic to be one of the Dream Trips 2010 ! Next to TaJ Mahal , Pyramides , Great Wall of China …. Thank you to Sara Morrow …. but now we have to read Strega Nona …. Continue reading