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The Earthquake, Certaldo Onions, Lunch with La Famiglia and Eddie Lizard in Beautiful Tuscany

Benvenuti to all my lovely Loyal and New Followers

Whilst I normally try to bring you only good news and fun things, the terrible Earthquake tragedy cannot be ignored.  531 more words


Положа руку на сердце, стоит признать, что Кьянти это не самое летнее вино. Зато определенно самое душевное. Это как вся Тоскана в одном бокале, с кипарисами, солнцем, маковыми полями и сиестой.


Italian Toscana

This wine is very similar to a Chianti. They are both grown and produced in Tuscany and contain the classic sangiovese grape. The main difference between this Toscana and a Chianti is that this is a bit riper and fruitier. 45 more words


Villa Sassolini- Tuscany 

After a fun but tiring 3 day trip down here we finally arrived at our boutique hotel- Villa Sassolini in Tuscany. The villa is situated in the small village of Moncioni, a suburb of Montevatchi, where there are just a few houses and a tabbachi. 930 more words

Fennel & Roasted Tomato Lasagne

This is a great veggie dish that has had two outings in our house within a short space of time. It’s also one of the best recipes we’ve found for fennel which we sometimes find a bit uninspiring.  315 more words


What’s in the glass tonight August 19th, in the snow – Chianti

L and I and the kids had a fabulous weekend up the mountain. Glorious weather, great snow conditions, a race to compete in, then a night-time torchlit ski procession to honour the memory of a ski-field pioneer. 123 more words

İtalya'da Yaz

Yazları İtalya kıyıları dışında kalan bölgelerde; çizmenin biraz ortasına ve kuzeyine doğru ilerlediğimizde farklı bir atmosfer görürüz. Yerliler yavaş yavaş kıyı kesimlere ve yazlık evlerine çekilir; bu yüzden sokaklar günden güne sakinleşir. 1,277 more words