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    Frittelle di riso: the original recipe from Florence

    Frittelle di riso

    Carnival has started and together with floats and masks come lots of delicious cakes and sweets, that are typical of this period of the year.  One of these special cakes are the “Frittelle di riso“, kind of fritters made of boiled rice covered with sugar. This is the original recipe I took from an old book of Florentine Cuisine called “Il Libro della vera cucina Fiorentina” by Paolo Petroni, together with my personal touch. I promise, they’ll be gnammy gnammy!…

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    Carnival festivals in Tuscany

    February means Carnival in Tuscany! Let’s see together the next appointments all round Tuscany. In San Gimignano the carnival takes place on Sunday 12th, 19th and 26th of February. Several colorful…

  • Carnevale di Viareggio

    Carnevale is starting!

    From tomorrow it officially starts the Italian Carnevale, that will go on until March 3rd. But what is the Italian Carnival? It is an ancient traditional festival that goes on for…