My post of today is a way to say ‘Grazie mille’ to Giancarla, Lucia and mama Anna for the delicious food. A house in the campagna of the Crete Senese with a marvelous view and a perfect sunset is were it all happens. Ribollita ( = recooked) is probably one of the most traditional regional … More Eating real Tuscan food in wonderful company on one of the most beautiful spots ever.
BRUSCHETTA with porcini mushrooms Use slices of old bread. Brush some olive oil on both sides. I put some finely chopped garlic in the olve oil for extra flavor. Clean 500 grams of fresh porcini (use no water, brush them). Fry 2 chopped garlic cloves, 1 spicy little pepper in some olive oil. Add the … More Porcini and truffle after a trip to Assisi and Perugia
Thanks to my lovely parents in law I have this cookbook filled with real Tuscan recipes. This allows me to discover the local cuisine. When I have a busy agenda I try to prepare a dish the evening before, so often it is an oven dish. Today a dear friend, Gerda, arrives from Belgium, and … More Crespelle alla fiorentina, Florentine-style crepes
Pici cacio e pepe , a typical dish from Tuscany