Golossary: Lampredotto

A Florentine favorite, this tripe-like dish is unique to Florence, where it is sold throughout town at street-side stalls as well as in restaurants and paninotecas. If Florence had only one flavor, this would be it. Bistecca Fiorentina may be more famous, and easier to stomach, but it is this, the fourth stomach of the cow which is the true taste of Florence. Small two-person … Continue reading Golossary: Lampredotto

Golossary: Schiacciata

Similar to the more famous focaccia from Liguria, Schiacciata (which means squashed) is Tuscan flat bread flavored with olive oil and salt. It is the bread to eat in Tuscany where most bread is dry and flavorless due to an unfortunate lack of salt. Schiacciata, sometime also called Schiacciata all’Olio, traps the salt and olive oil on its dimpled service, leaving you to lick your … Continue reading Golossary: Schiacciata