Golossary: Castagnole

Typical fried cookie for Carnevale, worth seeking out. Continue reading Golossary: Castagnole

Schiacciata all'uva grape flat bread traditional tuscan dessert

Golossary: Schiacciata all’Uva

The taste of Tuscany in September! This uber traditional dessert dates back centuries, an indulgent recipe for the time, due to its sugar – it was nevertheless a frugal way of using an overabundance of ingredients, in this case grapes. Even today, schiacciata all’uva swarms the shelves of bakeries, pasticcerias and supermarkets throughout Tuscany from late August to early October. Its appearance coincides with the … Continue reading Golossary: Schiacciata all’Uva