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Strawberry + rose water clafoutis

This clafoutis is perfect to finish off a spring dinner or at teatime.

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A spring version of cecina

This upgraded version of the crispy Tuscan cecina chickpea pancake is the perfect dinner recipe for the spring.

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A load of tripe: Lampredotto recipes

Love it or hate it, it's a Florentine institution and worth knowing how to make for yourself.

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Zesty traditional Tuscan white bean soup

Tangy, spicy and comforting, make this recipe your go-to for the winter.

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Old-style winter salad with hummus dressing

For a fresher start to the new year, Miriam Wexter brings us a winter salad recipe by Rosalia Salad Gourmet.

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Pasta in bianco

Try this concentration of 36-month Parmigiano Reggiano PDO goodness in a dish from 10_11 restaurant in Milan.

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Mezza rigatoni with sausage, chard and chilis

A recipe for the transition from late summer to early autumn.

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Marinated lentil + burrata summer salad

This summer dish easily becomes a light meal by itself with the cheese and lentil combination of your choice.

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Recipe: Tagliatelle with asparagus, radicchio and pancetta

This pasta dish is a nice way to dip your toes in the changing seasons.

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Karl Whittaker’s fish and chips

Serves 4 An easy-to-prepare British staple elevated by the simple and yet overlooked technique of brining, which means that your fish and chips will have more flavour than the standard ...

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Slow-cooked ragù

Try this slow-cook ragù recipe to satisfy on a chilly winter night

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Caritas: a recipe for the homeless of Florence

Homeless charity Caritas shares shares a recipe from their holiday fundraising cookbook.

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Castagnaccio: the naturally gluten-free Florentine dessert

Try making this easy and local gluten-free dessert, which was typically a poor man's winter dish.

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Instant pot porcini + sausage pennoni

Try this recipe by Cristina Blasi and Gabriella Mari of top cooking school Scuola di Arte Culinaria Cordon Bleu for an easy one-pot meal.

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Recipe: Zucchini + radicchio risotto

Try this easy risotto recipe that is perfect for the transition between summer and autumn.

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Gaetano Arnone’s farro salad

A refreshing dish in the summer when the tomatoes, cucumbers and peaches have reached their zenith.

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Lemon dessert recipes from “Love in a Tuscan Kitchen”

In a real-life fairytale, American author Sheryl Ness shares how she fell in love with Vincenzo, a chef in a quaint Tuscan kitchen, over his decadent hot chocolate cake.   ...

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Recipe: limoncello

Is it possible to have affection for a certain plant or its fruit? It might sound funny, but I have especially poignant memories when it comes to lemons. I grew ...

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Recipe: Torta Pasqualina

The hills are green, the trees are budding and the days are getting longer. Spring, to me, means recipes based on tender, young spinach leaves mixed with fresh sheep’s milk ...

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Andrea Perini’s “raw passion”

Growing up around olive oil: “My grandfather and uncle made oil and always took me to the mill; it’s a world that has always fascinated me. Pressing olive oil was ...

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5 Florentine cocktails to make at home

It’s exactly 101 years since the Negroni was first created in a Florence cocktail bar—a heady mix of gin, Campari and sweet vermouth mixed up for Count Camillo Negroni by ...

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Recipe: Porcini mushroom risotto

It’s that time of the year when we crave comfort food and warming recipes. In Tuscany, the fall is perhaps the most exciting season for foodies as nature unfurls the ...

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Recipe: Acquacotta

In late February, the alarming news of the rapid spread of Coronavirus in Italy brought the beginnings of a new reality for all of us in Italy. Suddenly we became ...

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