Author Archives: Genni

Schiacciata alla Fiorentina: The Soft, White Queen of Carnival

Florence has a very interesting, and above all delicious, tradition of dishes. Here one of its cakes, traditionally for the Carnival period, today it can be found in all the best pasticcerie. Continue reading

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Carnevale di Viareggio 2018, the carnival alongside the sea

The dates and latest news on the 2018 Carnival of Viareggio, a very colourful and noisy festival event set along the blue Tuscan sea. Continue reading

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Arezzo commemorates De Chirico the sculptor

Open until March 4th at Palazzo della Provincia in Arezzo is an exhibition of sculptures by artist Giorgio de Chirico. Continue reading

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Wine&Siena 2018

From January 27th to 28th Siena will be hosting the Italian food and wine event Wine&Siena. Continue reading

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The World’s Largest Christmas Stocking 2011

On January 5th, 2011, the Italian volunteer emergency services organisation Pubblica Assistenza of Carrara, in Tuscany, and its various branches produced the largest Christmas stocking. It measured 51 m and 35 cm (168 ft, 5.65 in) in length and 21 … Continue reading

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