Easter is approaching and in this article you will find interesting ideas and tips on how to organize your Easter holidays in Florence. Guided artistic tours, food and wine tours, naturalistic itineraries but also exhibitions and typical Florentine customs.
Let’s discover the Val d’Orcia: a guided tour in Tuscany dedicated to breathtaking landscapes, delicious food and wines and enchanting small town. Among the the many places you can visit in this region you cannot miss a day trip to Pienza, famous for being considered the perfect city of the Renaissance but also, and not least, for its delicious pecorino.
When it comes to Italy and especially Tuscany, you immediately think about a delicious charcuterie with prosciutto, salami and delicious cheeses accompanied by honey and mustards and a glass of local wine.
Among the most popular Italian cheeses there is certainly Tuscan Pecorino, a delicious sheep’s cheese that can be enjoyed fresh or aged. Find out in this article all the secrets on how Pecorino cheese is born and made.
If you want to spend your holidays in Tuscany or if you are looking for a day trip from Florence in the name of nature and good food, I will take you with me to visit a splendid organic farm in Chianti. You can participate in a guided tour of the farm, discover the techniques of Chianti wine production, taste typical local products and / or enjoy a few days of relaxation in a comfortable apartment surrounded by the green Tuscan hills and with a panoramic swimming pool.
Did you know that in Florence there are hidden tiny doors that have more than 400 years of history and that some of these have recently been reused to avoid contagion from Covid? They are called Wine Windows, small openings present on many noble palaces, once used for selling wine flasks and today reopened by some business owners. Come and discover them with me!
Nature and history coexist in the Tuscan countryside: a peek into the Chianti area, a few kilometers from Florence.
The days of quarantine make me have a finger in a pie… literally! Let’s learn how fresh homemade pasta is made Hello Dear Explorers, how are you? The quarantine continues and we must arm ourselves with good will and patience so that time at home passes quickly and pleasantly, as far as possible. What […]
In my column on Tuscan food and wine, today we talk about florentine schiacciata: the recipe and the story of one of my favorite foods.
Some suggestions for making truly original and quality Christmas gifts and for leading a little bit of Tuscany to the world Hello Dear Explorers, we are almost there!!! The countdown for Christmas has already begun and now the question is: which presents do we give to our loved ones? In this post I will […]
Let’s taste traditional Tuscan biscuits at the Cantuccio Museum Good morning dear explorers, Today I’m going to talk about biscotti and a special place where you can taste them!! Is there anyone who doesn’t like cookies? As you can see I love them! You may already know that traditional Tuscan biscuits are […]
Discovering the village of San Casciano in Val di Pesa Hello dear explorers, The sky is a bit gray, so I have decided to make my look more colorful for my day of exploration with red lipstick and a nice necklace, I start driving my bright red car and leave. Direction: San Casciano in […]