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Typical Tuscan products

Here we will explain to you the superb and delicious specialities of Tuscan food from olive oil to cheese, bread, wine and meat. You will understand the difficult process from olive harvest to the pure virgin olive oil with its rich flavour. There is a large variety of bread with different tastes which you should try out

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Extra virgin olive oil

Learn more about this treasure of Tuscany: extra virgin olive oil. Discover why the Tuscan extra virgin olive oil is considered one of the best in the world.

Italian bread

Entering for the first time into a foreign supermarket can be a little overwhelming - all these new smells, colors and most of all the language barrier. We will try to help you prepare for you first visit - telling you what to look for and what to look out for! This article focuses on baked breads.

Truffle – a valuable and appreciated speciality

Each year from September to December the heart of every truffle lover beats faster. It is one of the most valuable and highly sought after edible fungi. It is also called “the diamond of the kitchen” and can be found underground in some selected regions in Tuscany.

Chestnuts and the culture of the Tuscan mountains

In the past, the chestnut (Castanea sativa) has been the main product for feeding the mountain populations in Tuscany, specially in Casentino and Garfagnana. That's why this is still one of the most important typical products of Tuscany...


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