Firenze Gelato Festival 2012

  Starts today the third edition of Firenze Gelato Festival, that is the international festival for ice-cream. Lots of events and tons of ice-cream will be there for you! Every day from 12pm to 12am you can taste the best gelato ever through out the city thanks to Italian and international masters. In Piazza Santa […]

Trippa alla fiorentina

Trippa alla fiorentina is a classic recipe of Florentine traditional cuisine. So let’s see together how to prepare the original tripe florentine style, that you cook in about 30 minutes. Ingredients: 1 kg of tripe, blanched and boiled 300 gr of tomatoes, peeled and finely chopped 1 onion, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1 stick of […]

Florentine Crepe Suzette

The crepe suzette are a famous French dessert that consists of a crepe with a sauce of caramelized sugar and butter and orange juice. But what you have to know that the original recipe comes from Florence Renaissance and it is called “Ritortelli d’uovo” (twisted eggs). Here is the recipe. Ingredients for 4 people: 4 […]

Onions’ Jam from Certaldo

The onions’ jam is a typical recipe from Certalto, a Medieval village between Florence and Siena, that gave birth to famous Italian writer Boccacio. The onions from Certaldo is so important that you can see it in the city’s shield. It became famous thanks to Boccacccio, who wrote about them in the Decameron describing these […]

Frittatine Trippate

Today we had some friends for lunch and I decided to cook something special. And since on Saturday we generally eat eggs, I decide to prepare something with eggs, of course. I then prepared the Frittatine trippate, a typical Florentine dish, with tomato sauce and Italian omelettes. It’s very easy and it’s perfect for kids. […]