Entries Categorized as 'Tuscan Recipes'

From the Medieval frescos to our table: tagliatelle paglia e fieno with Cinta senese meat sauce

Date novembre 20, 2014

Lately I spend several days a week in Florence. I’d rather have a tomato bread soup made as the Florentines do than how my grandma taught me, which is the Sienese way. Please, don’t tell her! Despite this, I am still deeply attached to my land and my culinary traditions, born and breed in the […]

Round courgettes stuffed with tuna. Our secret is in good hands.

Date aprile 14, 2014

Grandma uses a deep pot, always the same. I have a memory of that pot since the first time I tasted her stuffed round courgettes. Over the years it has lost a handle, but it remains, in her opinion, the perfect pot to use if you want to cook her stuffed courgettes. It has a […]

Artusi’s potato cake from a century old recipe

Date gennaio 24, 2014

Since they are potatoes, do not laugh at the pompous name, because as you will see when you try it, it is not overestimated. If your guests do not recognize the plebeian origin of this cake, conceal it, because they would undervalue it. Pellegrino Artusi, Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well (1891) […]