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I first met Coral Sisk when I went on one of her Curious Appetite Gourmet Food Tours in Florence. Coral led our group on a walking tour through central Florence to sample some its best artisanal produce and traditional Florentine dishes.  Her passions for the origin of...

If you are like me you love to try regional foods when traveling – things you can’t find at home, and dishes that connect you to and speak of the culture and people you are visiting. When visiting Florence, here are some famous traditional Florentine dishes you won’t w...

Fegatini, or Tuscan chicken liver pâté, is an antipasto that you will almost always see on menus and as part of the aperitivo buffet in Tuscany. It is served either on crostini (thinly sliced toasted bread) or on fried polenta slices – the latter is a particularly typi...

Santo Spirito is located “on the other side” of the Arno, an area referred to by locals as the Oltrarno. It is one of my favourite places to eat, hang out, listen to live music, and shop in Florence.  Santo Spirito is filled with artisan shops tucked along its quaint s...

This recipe for tiramisù comes from combining traditional family recipes from a couple of sources, then testing out the recipe to adjust the proportions and the level of sweetness. My friends confirm that this recipe gets it right.

 

Authentic tiramisu is made with raw e...

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