Archivi categoria: Tuscan traditions

Carnevale di Viareggio, the Tuscan seaside carnival

The Carnevale di Viareggio is an annual event held on the coast in Tuscany in the town of Viareggio. This colourful and musical carnival is one of the best known in Italy. Continua a leggere

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Pontremoli and its Disfida dei Falò

Every year on January 17th and January 31st the town of Pontremoli in Lunigiana hosts a bonfire competition which actually re-enacts an old medieval rivalry. The Disfida dei Falò, the Bonfire Challenge, is held in the dry riverbeds of Pontremoli … Continua a leggere

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Tuscany and its Christmas dinner traditions

Tradition, local products and the love of nonna or mamma are the basics of a Christmas dinner in Tuscany Continua a leggere

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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 Continua a leggere

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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. Continua a leggere

Pubblicato in Florence, Italian food and wine, Tuscan food and wine, Tuscan traditions, Tuscany | Contrassegnato , | Lascia un commento