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Summer food in Tuscany: Dievole’s new menu

Food in Tuscany

Discover the most interesting restaurants and wine bars to enjoy travelling by the beautiful region of Tuscany

Food in Tuscany
Summer food in Tuscany: Dievole’s new menu

Summer food in Tuscany: Dievole’s new menu

Every voyage in Tuscany is made complete by the gastronomic experience that is so important to our culture. So choosing to stay at Dievole Wine Resort is a vote for some of this area’s best and most authentic food and wine. This summer we’re offering a fully renewed menu to … Read More

Food in Tuscany
Best Restaurants in Florence for a weekend of European Art City Discovery

Best Restaurants in Florence for a weekend of European Art City Discovery

Most people are attracted to Florence because of its incomparable artistic and architectural heritage. Florence is a city that seems to be an open-air museum with beautiful renaissance palaces, sculptures and museums on every corner. Of course when you visit Florence, you will also look for restaurants that can provide you similar pleasures to those …Read More
May 24, 2017
Food in Tuscany
A taste of Chianti: food fairs in Tuscany

A taste of Chianti: food fairs in Tuscany

Chianti, Italy stimulates all of the senses: eyes, nose, ears, touch and most famously, taste. It’s no secret that this area is known for foods meant to excite one’s taste buds. However, oftentimes, people simplify Italy’s food culture under a large umbrella of pasta, cheese and wine. However, upon your arrival, you will discover that …Read More
April 28, 2017
Food in Tuscany
The antipasto, 8 Tuscan appetizers you will love

The antipasto, 8 Tuscan appetizers you will love

The Antipasto – a word which translates literally into “before the meal” – is Italy’s way of tickling your appetite, the opening dance for a menu that will send your tastebuds aflutter.  Every region has its own – many of Tuscany’s antipasti involve toasted bread, for an important part of our regional cuisine is based …Read More
April 18, 2017
Food in Tuscany
Traditional Easter recipes in Tuscany

Traditional Easter recipes in Tuscany

Easter is one of Tuscany’s most beloved festivities and its manifold recipes have been passed on from generation to generation. In medieval times during the 40 days of fasting people were only allowed to eat fish and vegetables, so in order to not let the overabundance of eggs go to waste, farmer families used them …Read More
April 5, 2017
Food in Tuscany
Extra Virgin Olive oil nutrition: all you need to know

Extra Virgin Olive oil nutrition: all you need to know

With the advance of nutritional knowledge, every day we learn more and more about what we serve on our plates. But in the ever-changing world of gastronomical values, extra virgin olive oil nutrition is still considered one of the mainstay’s of the oh-so-praised qualities of the Mediterranean lifestyle. Let’s look at the benefits and powers …Read More
January 25, 2017
Food in Tuscany
Why is Tuscan food so good?

Why is Tuscan food so good?

Tuscan food is world renowned. Any time we go to present Dievole around the world or meet people internationally, they say “oh, you’re so lucky to live in Tuscany! I had the best food in my life there!”. We can’t deny it. Really, food down the Italian peninsula is exceptional and we love traveling to …Read More
January 11, 2017
Food in Tuscany
The best ways to use olive oil for cooking at Christmas

The best ways to use olive oil for cooking at Christmas

When it comes to preparing a traditional Tuscan Christmas supper, we all know that a full course meal requires attention to detail and top-quality ingredients – after all, Christmas only comes once a year right? So spare nothing to chance, not even when choosing olive oil for cooking. Although often considered an ancillary secondary ingredient, …Read More
December 14, 2016
Food in Tuscany
5 fun facts about Tuscan Pasta dishes

5 fun facts about Tuscan Pasta dishes

Pasta is without a doubt the mast on which Italy’s culinary flag soars high and Tuscan pasta dishes are definitely among the most renowned. Pici with “cacio e pepe” (cheese and pepper), tortelli with spinach and ricotta, tagliatelle with boar ragù… all delicious and full of stories to tell! Pasta pioneers: the Spaghetti & Tomato Sauce Story …Read More
November 16, 2016
Food in Tuscany
Nocellara olives: why to choose this olive oil

Nocellara olives: why to choose this olive oil

Nocellara. The word alone should suffice to convince you – round, buttery and the epitome of all things Mediterranean. Originally hailing from Sicily, where it arrived thanks to the ancient Greeks who settled on the island in the mid-eighth century b.C, its firm, juicy and slightly bitter pulp are renowned all throughout the oil world. …Read More
November 11, 2016