Famous Tuscany
and Florence food

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Famous specialties
of Tuscany and Florence

Bistecca alla Fiorentina

A thick, choice steak cut from the local Chianina cattle, charcoal broiled and flavored with olive oil, salt and pepper.


A crisp, deep-fried sweet pastry lightly dusted with sugar.

Fagioli al fiasco

Beans are charcoal simmered in an empty Chianti wine flask with water, olive oil and garlic.

Trippa alla Fiorentina

Simmered tripe cut into strips and cooked in a casserole with tomato sauce, sprinkled with grated Parmesan cheese.

Wines of Tuscany

Tuscany is the home of the world-famous, ruby-red Chianti wine which can be mediocre or very good. For the latter, you will be on a right course if you look for Chianti Classico, identified by the black rooster insignia on the neck of a bottle without a straw covering.

Cooking style
of Tuscany


The homeland of the ancient Etruscans offers simple, straightforward food without many embellishments.

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Liguria and its Genoa
Lombard and its Milan
Piedmont and its Torino
Tuscany and its Florence
Veneto and its Venice
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