Month: February 2022

Carnival Frittelle Chiantigiane Explained!

Carnival Frittelle Chiantigiane Explained!

February 27, 2022

Carnival Sunday has finally arrived One of the most beautiful moments of the year when you can have fun and let go, without too many thoughts or problems of any kind. Even for adults it seems almost possible to become children again for a day. And precisely wear a mask, and forget for a few hours of the hectic life of every day. The Birth of Carnival As we promised you we also published an article entirely dedicated to the birth of carnival - so if you want to find out more about it click here. As you may have… read more
Cenci di Carnevale- A typical Chianti Dessert

Cenci di Carnevale- A typical Chianti Dessert

February 20, 2022

The carnival is approaching. It is really very close. And while we are waiting to tell you about the birth of Carnevale (as we call it in Italy) and the Italian traditions related to this wonderful festival, we decided to talk about the Tuscan dessert par excellence when it comes to carnival. We are talking about the Cenci, which together with the fritelle, are the most loved carnival dessert by young and old. Recipe of the peasant cuisine, whose art is kept by all the grandmothers of Chianti. Here is a detailed description of the recipe of "Cenci della nonna"… read more
The 5 best Chianti Restaurants for Valentine's Day

The 5 best Chianti Restaurants for Valentine's Day

February 12, 2022

The Chianti Classico area is probably the best destination for Valentine's Day. Lets discover together the best 5 Chianti Restaurant for Valentine's Day. It doesn't matter if you are looking for an elegant restaurant or if you are simply looking for a traditional osteria, Chianti has this and much more to offer. Traditional food, from Farm to the Table You can live unique experiences for all tastes. Let's start... Let's start from Greve in Chianti In the beautiful town of Greve in Chianti, which has just over 5 thousand inhabitants, you can enjoy tranquility without being totally isolated. Especially at… read more
What's the perfect drink for Valentine's Day?

What's the perfect drink for Valentine's Day?

February 5, 2022

Let's face it, Valentine's Day is just around the corner and among the thousands of things we have to organize we will also have to find the perfect drink to make our dinner even more special. Whether it's a cocktail or a nice glass of Sangiovese, our choice absolutely has to be thoughtful. We must respect some simple considerations (especially if it is wine) in order to make the pairing work really well. Pairing food and wine per contrast or congruence What does contrast mean? Well a contrast is created when there is a contrast of elements between the wine… read more