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Italian Breakfast: How Italians start their day differently

Food in Tuscany

Food in Tuscany is so good, it’s one of the main reasons to visit this Italian region! Tuscany is renowned for its gastronomic heritage, both due to the excellence of the raw materials and for the way that these are prepared. Here at Dievole, we’re proudly Tuscan. The Novecento restaurant at our wine resort serves classic dishes of Tuscan cuisine with local ingredients. On our blog, we like to share recipes from the Tuscan tradition, so you’ll read about how to make your own delicious pappa al pomodoro, ribollita, wild boar sauce, fresh pasta, or typical Tuscan Christmas sweets at home. You’ll also discover fun facts and stories about food in Tuscany.

Food in Tuscany
Italian Breakfast: How Italians start their day differently

Italian Breakfast: How Italians start their day differently

You’ve just awoken on your first morning in Italy and are ready to eat after your 14 hour transatlantic flight. Head to the kitchen to whip up some eggs over easy and bacon on the side and you are sure to receive some looks of both awe and confusion from the locals. A frothy cappuccino …Read More
March 29, 2018
Food in Tuscany
Restaurants in Italy: The Dievole Guide to best restaurants in Italy

Restaurants in Italy: The Dievole Guide to best restaurants in Italy

Italian flavors have long since been a favorite, and the country’s top wine is best tasted with its culinary counterpart. So here at Dievole, we’ve narrowed down the selection and handpicked the top Italian restaurants that assure only the best gastronomic experience; from comfortable fine dining to snazzier spots, these four Michelin-star restaurants are must-try …Read More
February 19, 2018
Food in Tuscany
Foodie Destinations: Your 2018 food and wine dream experience in Italy

Foodie Destinations: Your 2018 food and wine dream experience in Italy

The world is full of amazing foodie destinations, but what should be on your short list for 2018? Narrowing it down to Italy is a smart start, since this country offers a mesmerizing variety of local specialties, which always go well with the local DOC or DOCG wines! On top of it all, new food …Read More
December 29, 2017
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 at Dievole, we are changing …Read More
November 9, 2017
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