Itinerary for October 2016 Monday, Oct 17- Thursday, Oct 27, 2016 Monday, Oct 17 Group will be picked up at Florence airport in our rental van Arrive at Il Colle, Giovanni will welcome us with local Tuscan food Unpack, tour grounds, etc. Meet our neighbors and my good friends, Elettra and Andreas Tuesday Oct […]
Five San Franciscians discover the Secret Tuscany, Sept 2015
Day 1 Sept 21, Monday Giovanni and Marcella meet the group at Firenze airport and whisk them to Agriturismo Il Colle where we have antipasto and prosecco outside of our farmhouse. Dinner is frittata and of course, more wine. Day 2 Sept 22, Tuesday Figline Market for early risers: Carol, Marcie and Lois while Bill […]
Getting ready for September!
For Lois, Terry, Carol, M’liss and Bill! Here is a slide show I prepared for our Saturday Skype Meeting!
The Tuscan Kitchen
The kitchen is the heart and soul of the Tuscan home. In the countryside, the kitchen is also where animals are tended, medicines are made and often, unfortunately the TV rules. I used to be fascinated by the disorder in the kitchen- how could such amazing food be created in such chaos! Why do Italians […]