Author: Annalisa Nardi

Based in Florence, Annalisa Nardi is a certified natural eating and healing educator, a graduate of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, New York, and with training from the Kushi Institute in Becket, Massachusetts, US. Contact her at [email protected]
March 4, 2017

Beans of Tuscany

They might not be the most sparkling jewel in Tuscan brilliance, but they are a product of local wisdom, shaped by the creativity of many hands, like in a Renaissance “bottega”.   We are talking about beans and pulses, which fell into decline in the second half of the 20th century, but are now enjoying […]
October 18, 2016

Falling well

Autumn is a generous time of year. Often depicted as a melancholic season, poised between summer memories and a return to the office, October actually presents us with a treasure chest of ingredients and lifestyle changes to guide us through the winter. The rhythm of nature Alongside the sublime views of Florence, up in the […]
April 16, 2016

How Tuscany’s herbs can heal you

For thousands of years, humans have been adding herbs and spices to food in order to make dishes more appetizing and contribute a deep aromatic quality. But herbs and spices also have medicinal properties, making their use a handy way to add strengthening or healing effects to a dish. In fact, for millennia humans have […]