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Arezzo

The cuisine of Arezzo

Some anthropo-historic notes on the cooking of Tuscany – Arezzo Original Text in Italian by prof. Franco Cardini The poet D’Annunzio devoted the first four sonnets of his collection, La cittá del Silenzio, to Arezzo, the town of the mysterious Chimera, in a time – more than a century ago – when the invasive tourism that fills today’s Tuscany was …

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Lucca

The cuisine of Lucca

SOME ANTHROPO-HISTORICAL NOTES ON THE TYPICAL COOKING OF TUSCANY – LUCCA Original Text in Italian by prof. Franco Cardini The “historic” Tuscany, the Tuscia, is the area between the Arno and the Tiber rivers:  an area that differs from the customary geo-politic-administrative borders. Lucca and its surroundings (the so-called “Lucchesia;” but also its entire north west, the mountains and the …

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Pisa

The cuisine of Pisa

Some anthropo-historic notes on the cooking of Tuscany – Pisa Original Text in Italian by prof. Franco Cardini “O le cèe? – Sèmo giusti, o unn’ènno bòne? – Cucinate alla sarvia, ènno un incanto!”. (Translation: “And the blind ones? – Tell the truth, ain’t they good? – Cooked with sage, they’re a beauty!”) These are the verses by Renato Fucini, …

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Grosseto Grosseto

Delicious suggestions from the Maremma coast

When we arrive in Maremma, we have the feeling of going back in time: each place appears untouched, far from what is modern and the air we breathe is full of traditions that do not want to disappear. The coast of Maremma, in particular, brings to mind the paintings of Giovanni Fattori and tell the truth nature of this territory …

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Grosseto Grosseto

Massa Marittima and the Palazzo dell’Abbondanza

The agricultural richness of the Maremma is the result of the dedication, the work and the sacrifice that, since the Etruscan and Roman times, the inhabitants have generously performed to improve the efficiency of those vast territories that were mostly occupied by the thick Mediterranean scrub and by insalubrious swamps. Without the help of technological tools, throughout the centuries, mankind …

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Livorno Pisa

The Maremma Pisana

The Alta Maremma (the northern corner of the region), also called the Maremma Pisana, encompasses the greater portion of the province of Leghorn to the south. It is the area that extends to the south of Castiglioncello and to a few hills in the province of Pisa, up to the Val di Cecina and the Val di Cornia. The reason …

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31 August 2018

Artigianato&Aperitivo: record number of participants. New dates after the summer break! 

One hundred participants in four meetings! A success confirmed by the record numbers of this first portion of the 2018 edition of “Artigianato & Aperitivo.”  The initiative is created by “Artex-Center for the artistic and traditional handicraft of Tuscany,” in cooperation with Officina Creativa and Comune di Firenze, CNA Firenze, Confartigianato Imprese Firenze, Oltrarno Promuove 2.0 and “Andare a Zonzo.”

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6 October 2018

From October 26th to the 28th, “eleMENTI CREATIVI”: discovering the secrets of the Florentine artisans.

The event “eleMENTI CREATIVI: discovering the secrets of the Florentine artisans” will start on Friday, October 26th at 5PM with the “opening in music” and will go on until Sunday, October 28th from 10AM to 8PM. It takes place at the Officina Creativa by Artex, the center for the artistic and traditional handicraft of Tuscany, in via Giano della Bella, …

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7 May 2018

Artigianato &Aperitivo is back!

The “Artigianato&Aperitivo” initiative is a walk through the little streets, the piazzas and the gardens in the historic center of Florence. The perfect opportunity to get to know its special places, the stories, the crafts and the products that make it unique, accompanied by an expert guide. We meet after work and you can come alone or with your colleagues, …

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The “Florence of the Children” is coming!

The initiative “Florence of the Children”  is returning this year as well, from May 4th to the 6th: a calendar rich with events especially designed for the little ones, but not only! The theme of this edition is “ingenuity,” an invitation to always keep your brain turned on and exercise curiosity, reasoning, analysis, creative thoughts and discovery.  Amongst the many workshops …

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19 April 2018

European Days of the Artistic Crafts

On April 6, 7, 8 the “European Days of the Artistic Crafts” returns, an event organized simultaneously in various European countries to spread the knowledge of the enormous heritage of the artistic and artisanal crafts.  For three days, the artisans’ bottegas and the workshops in all of Europe will open their doors to visitors to show their production techniques and …

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21 January 2018

Mercato dell’Artigianato ArtEArti – Fortezza di Montepulciano (SI)

From March 30th to April 2nd, 2018: 63rd Edition of the Mostra dell’Artigianato in Montepulciano. Set up on the three  floors of the wonderful Fortezza of Montepulciano, free entrance, is once again the fair devoted to quality handicrafts and to the Art of Taste with a section devoted to the best local food and wine specialties.

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