Category Archives: Recipes

The Cavallucci biscuits Recipe

The recipe of the Cavallucci biscuits of Siena is one of the typical Christmas recipes. The Cavallucci are one of the most famous sweets of Christmas period and they are prepared by melting sugar with honey, adding flour, walnuts, orange zest, anise and other spices. Originating in the area of Siena, they can be found on...

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15 December 2015

The Castagnaccio Recipe

Together with the “Schiacciata” with grapes, the Castagnaccio or “Baldino”, prepared with chestnut flour, milk, walnuts, pine nuts and raisins is one of the sweets of the autumn season in Tuscany. Since the chestnut, the main ingredient of the Castagnaccio, is widespread in regions such as Veneto, Piemonte, Lombardia and Toscana, it is a...

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6 November 2015

Tagliatelle pasta with Chestnuts and Porcini

Tagliatelle pasta with Chestnuts and Porcini. Among the fruits of autumn the most popular and certainly the most representative of the season are chestnuts. Excellent when roasted, they can be used in cooking in an endless series of preparations. Those perhaps most obvious are with desserts, but also in savory dishes chestnuts can...

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30 October 2015