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HOMEMADE PIZZA
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HOMEMADE PIZZA

Learning how to make pizza at home? This recipe is a hearty, zesty main dish with a crisp, golden crust. Feel free to use whatever toppings your family enjoys on this homemade pizza recipe.   Preparation time: less than 30 mins Cooking time: 1 to 2 hours Serves: Makes 2 pizzas Ingredients For the dough: Make...

Cavallucci: a delicious Christmas recipe from Tuscany
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Cavallucci: a delicious Christmas recipe from Tuscany

In Siena there is no Christmas without cavallucci! An ideal recipe for Christmas holidays to be enjoyed with family or friends, accompanied by a glass of vinsanto. The Cavallucci are typical Sienese biscuits made with a very thick dough flavored with spices and enriched with nuts. Here is the recipe for these small “ugly but...

Taste and Relax in the Crete Senesi
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Taste and Relax in the Crete Senesi

A slow journey through the magical atmosphere of Tuscany, with romantic landscapes as a background for a wonderful holiday for two. If you are gourmets and want to enjoy relaxing days, then a holiday in the Crete Senesi is what you need. Here are our tips for your holiday in the Crete Senesi, Podere Salicotto...

10 things you should do in Tuscany
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10 things you should do in Tuscany

Are you planning your trip to Tuscany and don’t want to miss the best? Here is the article for you. Why take a trip to Tuscany? In this article you will also find the answer to this question. What to do in Tuscany? Here are the 10 things you should do during your next trip...

RADICOFANI AND THE TUSCAN ROBIN HOOD
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RADICOFANI AND THE TUSCAN ROBIN HOOD

If you want to discover one of the most spectacular Tuscan fortresses, we suggest you to travel to the southern borders of the Val d’Orcia. Following the Via Francigena you will reach Radicofani. The impressive Fortress can be seen from several miles away, overlooking the valley. THE FORTRESS OF RADICOFANI It is a majestic fortress built around the year 1000...

Discover the Val d’Orcia along the Via Cassia
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Discover the Val d’Orcia along the Via Cassia

The Via Cassia is an ancient consular road that still connects Siena with Rome, as it did in the Roman Age. A historical road, where the past travels next to you. A road that calls you to drive slowly and awakens the pleasure of following an extraordinary landscape. The Tuscan landscape that everyone dreams of....

Tuscan Recipes: La Panzanella
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Tuscan Recipes: La Panzanella

Panzanella is a typical Tuscan recipe, a rustic and summer recipe. Panzanella is a poor man’s dish of the Tuscan country tradition, very simple to prepare. No need for cooking, farmers used to eat it in the fields, during summer work when they remained outside all day. The idea of ​​this tasty recipe comes from...

Slow Travel in Tuscany
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Slow Travel in Tuscany

Are you looking for an authentic Tuscan experience? Travelling is like opening a window onto the world: slow travel means having your own unique experience with people and places. All you need to know for your trip to Tuscany. WHAT TO EXPECT FROM A TRIP TO TUSCANY? Breathtaking beauty, art and culture, extraordinary nature, generous...

TUSCANY AMONG PARKS AND GARDENS
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TUSCANY AMONG PARKS AND GARDENS

In this article we want to suggest you an itinerary of “green beauty”, discovering the most beautiful parks and gardens of this splendid corner of Tuscany. We are in the Terre di Siena between the Val d’Orcia park, a UNESCO heritage site, the Crete Senesi and the Val di Chiana. Here you can relax and...

Tour of UNESCO heritage sites in Tuscany
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Tour of UNESCO heritage sites in Tuscany

We are not exaggerating if we say that Podere Salicotto is located in the most beautiful territory of the world. Just think that within about 40 km from our charming countryhome there are 4 UNESCO heritage sites. Siena is a splendid city and its countryside is full of picturesque villages and stunning landscapes. If you...

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