The tomato-bread soup (known as pappa al pomodoro) is one of the most famous and prepared dishes of our culinary tradition, with a large number of versions. It used to be my grand-grandad favourite dish. When I was a child my grand-grandad Pietro was very old, he had a huge hand, in which my little [...]
Entries from luglio 2009
luglio 22, 2009
luglio 20, 2009
This is the time. This is the time to surrender to the hot weather, to the balm-crickets, to the jasmin smell in the evening air, to the guidebooks I have still to read and study, to my new camera, eager to be tried, to the new places I’m going to visit soon.
luglio 17, 2009
I love him. I can’tl help it. My love was born by chance watching Gambero Rosso Channel, maybe it was during an old The naked chef episode… He is joyful, rowdy, fun, enthusiastic. He is always singing and dancing while cooking, he gets carried away for a well-made dish, tastes everything with pleasure and makes [...]
luglio 16, 2009
Here some shots from the first Fettunta Party of Tuscan Foodies: laughs, chats and good food… a wonderful evening!
luglio 15, 2009
I can’t help it! We love meat, in Tuscany! The most crystal clear example is the floretine T-bone steak, but there are lots of meat cuts typical of our region. An example? Arista, that is a common cut, used on mostly Sundays lunches, during winter and summer, is a traditional dish of Florentine cooking. When [...]