Author: Tom Riby

Tom is the producer for Great Italian Chefs ( Originally from the UK, he has always been a part of the culinary scene, working with Chef Robert Thompson and Gordon Ramsay, Tom now lives in Tuscany, Italy with his family. His obsession with Italy’s culture combined with a shared passion for food is his dream now realised. You will either find Tom cooking with his family or visiting Italy’s most delicious destinations.
April 18, 2019

“Un-trending” wine

Over the last ten years there has been a lot of buzz around “natural wines”. As experts wanted to know more about how their wine was made, a new wave of authentic and unstandardised wines was created. These natural winemakers originally hailed from lesser-known winemaking regions and they needed a voice to match those of […]
December 2, 2016

Something fishy

Given its name, one would assume the Feast of the Seven Fishes is of, quite literally, biblical proportions, with a rich culinary history to match. But like many of today’s festive customs, it’s more of a nostalgic nod to its religious roots than a strictly observed ritual, uniform across all regions. However, you won’t see […]
September 27, 2016

Italy’s culinary experts’ guide to eating in Florence

Italian chefs understand the seasons; quarterly celebrations of land, life and fare that leave the country transformed. Colours mature, territories rejoice and most importantly flavours develop.     In Tuscany, as autumn sets in, the sky turns grey and the leaves golden, the olive harvest finally begins along with an abundance of ingredients that would […]