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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...

Unless you are a nineteenth century art historian, an Italian native, or have spent a significant amount of time in Florence, chances are that you have never heard of the Macchiaioli. However, this short-lived artistic movement indigenous to Tuscany, which shared many...

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...

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