Spaghetti Carbonara di Mare seafood pasta at Palmieri La Lanternina 2 restaurant in Follonica

Palmieri – La Lanternina 2

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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

Tastemakers and Trendsetters of Chianti

Who’s Who of Wine, Cheese and Restaurants We begin this full day with a visit to one of the best cheese makers in Tuscany, renowned for fresh sheep’s milk cheese which are made only seasonally. Depending on the time of year we may taste fresh or aged cheeses including everything from sheep’s milk mozzarella to classic pecorino to a soft-ripened “mistake” so great that it … Continue reading Tastemakers and Trendsetters of Chianti