Archive | Tuscany RSS feed for this section

It’s Cold Outside – Tuscan Kale & Bean Soup Will Warm You Up!

I’m sitting here admiring the view from the dining table at my sister’s farm in Healesville Victoria. The trees are bare and masses of snowdrops and daffodils brighten up the view, a hint of the approaching spring. It’s cold outside, if you live in Victoria you would know what I’m talking about. I should be […]

VIN SANTO AND CANTUCCI – to dip or not to dip

Is there anything more satisfying at the end of an Italian meal than an almond-studded biscotto (or two  =  biscotti) and a glass of Vin Santo? Hard biscotti become sweet and moist after being dipped for a short period in the sweet late harvest wine.  It’s not dessert, not too filling and just right when […]

Porto Santo Stefano

Tuscany’s Secret

      You might think by now that we all know, or have a pretty good idea what Tuscany is all about.  Florence, Siena, Chianti Classico, the medieval towers of San Gimignano  -  we’ve seen it all ‘Under the Tuscan Sun’, yes? But then, you may not have heard of the Argentario coast, in […]