Tag: wine

Cantucci

06

Nov2019
These almond cookies are the quintessence of Tuscan food. They are extremely simple, and the goodness of this recipe relies on the choice of quality ingredients. I always make them on a wooden board because I love the sensation of working with dough, even if it is easier to use ... Read More
06/11/2019Carlotta Conti
onions soup

16

Oct2019
This onion soup sinks its roots deeply in Tuscan tradition, even though it only became famous when it was adopted by the French and became known as soup à l’oignon. According to Tuscan tradition, the recipe includes the red Certaldo onion, whose reputation was so renown that it ... Read More
16/10/2019Carlotta Conti
Chicken with bell peppers

19

Aug2019
This chicken with bell pepper recipe is truly a typical summer one. The lively colours of the peppers and tomato create a unique blend that you can really appreciate only if you can find fresh sun ripened vegetables. It is a typical Roman dish, and there is a whole generation ... Read More
19/08/2019Carlotta Conti
Orvieto medieval town and Duomo cathedral church aerial view. It

10

Jan2019
Orvieto is a beautiful Etruscan town built on a sheer cliff that is mainly composed of tuff and pozzolana, a soft material easy to excavate. The Orvieto cliff was apt to being easily defendable thanks to its structure; meanwhile, its inhabitants started to excavate its underground in order to obtain factories, ... Read More
10/01/2019Carlotta Conti
porchetta rabbit coniglio in porchetta

04

Jan2019
Porchetta is a typical dish of Central and Northern Italy. It consists of a whole pig, emptied, deboned and seasoned with rosemary or wild fennel, according to its origin. According to the traditional way of making it, porchetta is seasoned with rosemary in Southern Tuscany, in Roman Castles area ... Read More
04/01/2019Carlotta Conti