Tuscan recipe – Ribollita: the typical Tuscan soup

Tuscan recipe – Ribollita: the typical Tuscan soup

Ribollita is a poor dish of Tuscan peasant tradition that our grandmothers used to cook “so as not to throw anything away”. It is a soup of stale bread, black cabbage, savoy cabbage and beans that in winter, in front of the fireplace, warms the soul. The...
Tuscan recipe – The Florentine osso buco

Tuscan recipe – The Florentine osso buco

The Florentine osso buco is a typical dish of Tuscany that our grandmothers, with their aprons and floured hands, used to prepare on Sunday for the whole family. The name comes from the cut of beef used to prepare this delicacy: called “hock”, it is...
Farmers’ knowledge – The days of the blackbird

Farmers’ knowledge – The days of the blackbird

The first month of the calendar is drawing to a close. And the days of the blackbird, traditionally known as the coldest of the year, are now upon us. The 29th, 30th and 31st of January have always been associated with this bird with dark plumage, which spends the...
Farmers’ knowledge – The Yule log

Farmers’ knowledge – The Yule log

The days leading up to Christmas are undoubtedly the most magical days of the year. Because the atmosphere is filled with waiting and the cold weather of the end of December is warmed by a widespread warmth, that pervades everything. The streets are lit up, Michael...
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