APERITIVO

APERITIVO

The aperitivo dates back to Roman time with the mulsum, an alcoholic drink which consisted in mixing wine and honey together. The mulsum was served with several starters before the meal. So, no surprise if in modern times aperitivo is purely an Italian trend that has...
CHEESE DELIGHT – PECORINO

CHEESE DELIGHT – PECORINO

Pecorino remained a predominantly Roman delight up until 1884 when the local administration  banned the salting of cheeses and introduced heavy tax on salt. This is when pecorino production moved to the island of Sardinia where it flourished until the end of WWII....
Italian Wedding – Food Bonanza!

Italian Wedding – Food Bonanza!

Food is such a fun part to organise if you are doing a wedding in Italy. Couples do usually come back for a second visit (the first one being the one where you look at possible venues) in order to taste the wedding menu. This is right as food is such a memorable part...

Food and Wedding

It is a well renown bond that unites Tuscany with amazing food. The tradition of simple but yet full flavoured food has conquered many foreign palates around the world, without mentioning the wine. Eating for Italians is a way of socialising. So when there is a big...

Courgette bloom

Not many British know that courgettes produce a flower. This is of course and edible flower which has inspired many Tuscan regional recipe. Courgette blooms are particularly tasty in Summer. You can therefore add courgette bloom or pasta in a courgette bloom sauce to...