Dalai Lama visits Florence for Festival delle Religioni

Dalai Lama visits Florence for Festival delle Religioni Dalai Lama was presented with the seal of piece during his recent visit for Festival delle Religioni.  The last time the Dalia Lama visited Florence was 18 years ago. Here is a video from his visit. Video from youtube   

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Siena – Timeless Magic

Siena Siena centro storico is definitely known for it’s abundance of sights such as Piazza del Campo, Torre del Mangia, Piazza del Duomo and much more.  Take a wander around Siena and explore some of the food Siena offers in this video.  Do you know what foods Siena is famous for? Video from youtube Italy […]

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Sfogliatelle salate

Sfogliatelle salate INGREDIENTS 1 rectangular roll of puff pastry butter onion salt olive oil 2 peppers 1 sausage crumbled 1 egg yolk PREPARATION 1. Cut the roll of pasta into three strips and overlay them by brushing each surface with melted butter. 2. Roll and store in a freezer for at least one hour. 3. […]

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Agri-Food Park in Bologna

Agri-Food Park in Bologna The world’s largest Agri-Food Park is opening in Bologna in November 2017.  This 100,000 square meter park is a place to experience the excellence of Italian food.  The park consists of 2 hectares of open-air fields and stables, 8 hectares occupied by 40 factories, over 40 restaurants and Kiosks, shops, markets, areas […]

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Officina della Bistecca

Officina della Bistecca Where’s the beef?  Certainly you will find an abundance of it at Dario Cecchini’s restaurant, Officinia della Bistecca, located in Panzano in Chianti.  It is definitely a meat lover’s paradise for those with a hardy appetite.  Get ready to enjoy 5 courses of beef while being entertained by the staff and Dario […]

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Fresh Pesto Sauce

Fresh Pesto Sauce Ingredients: • 4 Cups Basil leaves, packed • 3 cloves garlic • 3/4 cup Toasted Pine nuts • Salt & pepper to taste • 1 Cup Grana Padano cheese, grated • 1 Cup Extra-virgin olive oil Method: 1. In food processor combine all the ingredients and mix. If you want it chunky, […]

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Limoncello Ricotta Cheesecake

Limoncello Ricotta Cheesecake Ingredients: • 8 oz. Gram Cracker Crumb • 6 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted • 3 tbsp. grated lemon zest • 1 lb. ricotta cheese drained, at room temperature • 1 lb. cream cheese, at room temperature • 1 ½ cups sugar • ½ cup limoncello liqueur • 1 tsp. vanilla extract • […]

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Tiramisù arrotolato

Tiramisù arrotolato INGREDIENTS lady fingers milk coffee 250g of mascarpone 100g of whipped cream 4 yolks 100g sugar cocoa bitter q.b. chocolate chips PREPARATION Dip the lady fingers s in milk and coffee and place them in two lines on the saran wrap. Cover with other wrap. and place in a freezer for two hours. […]

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Health Boosting Staples of The Italian Diet

Health Boosting Staples of The Italian Diet Health boosting staples of the Italian diet are key to eating for longevity.  The Italian is a good prescription for health and a good way to satisfy yourself explains Dr. Steven Gundry, a cardiac surgeon and author in California. Some typical Italian foods eaten on the program are […]

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Free Entrance To State Museums In Florence

Free entrance to state museums in Florence Free entrance to state museums in Florence every first Sunday of the month!  Museums include the Uffizi, Accademia, Palazzi Pitti Complex which includes Boboli Gardens, the Bargello and many more. Moreover, free entrances to state museums are not limited to Florence.  In fact, free entrances to state museums […]

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