12/09/2018

Chianti rhapsody

The poetry of Chianti begins on the vine.  There is no such thing as a chianti grape, but the vineyards flourish in the Chianti hills, allowing […]
12/09/2018

Carpaccio, simple and aristocratic

Carpaccio is an aristocratic dish, possibly because the first person lucky enough to taste it was an aristocrat, Contessa Amalia Nani Mocenigo, in the heart of […]
12/09/2018

T-bone or Fiorentina Steak?

Are the T-bone and Florentine steak (bistecca alla fiorentina) the same thing? I must confess that I’ve been wondering about this for a long time.  Although […]
13/09/2018
Prosecco grape in the grapevine

Prosecco, maybe not everyone knows that…

Prosecco is more than just another wine and its history is as interesting as the story of its name. In the Triestine dialect, prosecco means “chopped […]