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Massagli, the bitter-sweet soul of Lucca

A trip to Lucca would never be complete without tasting one of its local specialities: the Massagli herbal liqueurs Continue reading

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Benvenuto Vermentino

Every June, on the hills between Liguria and Tuscany, the town of Castelnuovo Magra hosts the event Benvenuto Vermentino: a celebration of four regions, Liguria, Tuscany, Sardinia and Corsica, and their wine. Continue reading

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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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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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Gustatus 2017 – The Sense of Taste

Orbetello’s laguna and Maremma’s food and wine traditions will be at your fingertips –or better forks and glasses – from November 1 to 5: Gustatus 2017. Continue reading

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