A Day in Pisa, Tuscany, Italy
A lovely day in Pisa, Tuscany, Italy. Climb the Leaning Tower, see the sights, and have lunch and wine at a streetside bistro. The good life!
50 Shades of Tuscan Cooking Class
My trip to Tuscany and a cooking class at Tenuta Casanova: great wine, vinegar, homemade pasta and breathtaking views!
Tuscan Travel Tales, Italy – Driving the Country Roads
Navigating Italian country roads, even with a GPS, can be challenging and fun. Here’s my adventure about getting to our Tuscany destination without a clue!
A dream week in Tuscany, Italy, near Siena, the week before Christmas. The Fattoria di Corsignano is a perfect agriturismo to spend a quiet, perfect vacation!
Easy Bread Soup: Another Hearty Tuscan Winter Food How-To
Authentic Italian bread soup from Tuscany – this hearty soup can’t be beat on a fall or winter’s day! Easy enough for beginners in the kitchen.
Podere il Casale near Pienza, Tuscany, Italy
A trip to Podere il Casale, an organic sheep-cheesemaking farm near Pienza, Tuscany, Italy. Breathtaking views, smelly delicious cheese!
Santa Giulia Wine Estate, Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
A visit to the best winery of the trip: little Santa Giulia in Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy. In addition to the DOCG brunello, their IGT rosso was the best – not to mention the homemade pasta with meat ragu sauce and top-notch local pecorino and the farm’s meat specialties, capicola, prosciutto and lombo.
Siena, Italy, and Fattoria di Corsignano Agriturismo
My second trip to beautiful Tuscany, namely, Fattoria di Corsignano agriturismo near Siena, Italy. Wonderful weather, great wine and food and fantastic hospitality. There is truly no place like it on earth!
Ribollita, Tuscany’s Hearty Winter Soup
Recipe and instructional how-to tutorial for authentic Tuscan ribollita, a hearty winter soup thickened with bread. I got the recipe straight from an Italian chef, so you know it’s good!