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Extra virgin olive oil food pairing: a how-to guide

Food in Tuscany

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

Food in Tuscany
Extra virgin olive oil food pairing: a how-to guide

Extra virgin olive oil food pairing: a how-to guide

People often talk about wine and food pairing, and rightly so: wine can make or break a dish. But we talk very little about olive oil food  pairing. Perhaps because most of the time we just “buy oil” without particular thought given to its particular tastes or properties. But here … Read More

Food in Tuscany
Weird Fruits: Lesser Known Fruits and Berries of Tuscany

Weird Fruits: Lesser Known Fruits and Berries of Tuscany

Tuscany plays host to a plethora of weird fruits that are often overshadowed by the region’s more famous ones like grapes and olives, which play an integral role in Tuscan culture. While olive oil and wine are in our blood, there is a range of lesser-known berries, beyond the region’s traditional pomiculture, that can be …Read More
October 17, 2017
Food in Tuscany
Picnic spots in the Chianti region: the best places for outdoor dining

Picnic spots in the Chianti region: the best places for outdoor dining

From shady olive groves to its signature rolling hills, Tuscany is a treasure trove of glorious panoramic viewpoints, leisurely settings and, naturally, great picnic spots. Early fall is a great time for al fresco eating and Chianti is brimming with breathtaking outdoor settings (and grapes!) ripe for the picking!   A hunger for altitude If peaks pique …Read More
September 12, 2017
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 please palates at lunch and …Read More
July 28, 2017
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